FARMERS AND RANCHERS IN MINNESOTA RECOGNIZED AS LEADERS

Some Minnesota farmers and ranchers have asked Congressman Collin Peterson to defend the nationwide Conservation Stewardship Program. According to Ben Anderson with Minnesota’s Stewardship Project, the program encourages farming practices such as conservation tillage, multi-species cover cropping, mob grazing and frequent rotations….

Minnesota farmers and ranchers are recognized as leaders in the number of contracts held and acres enrolled in the conservation program. Continued funding is already included in the Senate version of the bill.