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Are you looking for ways to save money on your farm? A Nutrient Management Plan and Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Richland SWCD) can help.
Richland SWCD received a grant from the Richland County Foundation to pay 50% of the cost to have a nutrient management plan written. A plan is tailored to the land’s needs and could save money and time in gas, fertilizer, and equipment use. Land is left in good shape for future generations and helps prevent nutrients running off fields into streams, lakes, and rivers, which can cause algae blooms and are harmful to aquatic life.
A nutrient management plan helps achieve farm and environmental goals through best management practices. Incorporating the 4Rs of nutrient management into a plan will optimize fertilizer and manure use. The 4Rs are Applying the Right Amount from the Right Source at the Right Place at the Right Time.
Nutrient Management Plan Funding:
Contact Matt Wallace at 419-747-8687 or [email protected] for more information.
If you have been considering having a nutrient management plan written for your farm, this is the time to get a plan.
Source: Richland SWCD