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The USDA has a wide range of financial assistance programs, but finding the right one can be difficult and complicated further by trying to stay up to date with the changes in funding following each Farm Bill.  The 86-page guide covers 63 government programs and has been updated to include programs included in the 2014 Farm Bill.  Each listing provides a description of the program's available resources, information on how to apply, and in some cases, examples of how the funding has been used.  Additionally, the guide includes basic information on how to design sound projects, find appropriate programs, and write grant applications. Click the image to download the guide.

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West Otter Tail     Douglas

Todd                    Clay

Wadena               Wilkin

Becker                 Grant

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Adaptive Nitrogen Management in Central Minnesotacut stalk

 

Innovative Tools for Innovative Farmers

 

Farmers are annually faced with the challenge of balancing nitrogen inputs to maximize profit while limiting losses to the environment. Some innovative on-farm tools can offer insight to tip the scale in the farmers favor toward more efficient nitrogen use. To provide access to these tools, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has partnered with the East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District (EOT SWCD) to offer this program to area farmers. 

 

The Basal Stalk Nitrate Test

The tool that this program is centered around is the basal stalk nitrate test.  Click here to read more....

For more information, visit MDA's Irrigation Workshops & Adaptive Nitrogen Management Program page