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Healthy Soil is a Foundation for Farm Success

Managing soil health is one of the most effective ways for farmers to increase crop productivity and profitability while improving the environment. Positive results are often realized within the first year, and last well into...

Example Buffer

New DNR Buffer Map

The Minnesota DNR has released the final map of public waters and drainage ditches that will need permanent vegetative buffers.

Example Buffer


In 2015 and 2016, the Minnesota Legislature passed and the Governor signed what is known as the ‘Buffer Law’. This state statute requires a strip of permanent vegetation along public waters and ditches. Public waters, including...