SWCD Regular Board Meeting 
February 10, 2021 at 1:30

Albert Lea Room
Freeborn County Court House
Enter through Law Enforcement Doors

Virtual Option Available
Contact SWCD Staff for more Information

2022 I-90 & Highway 14 Tour - CLASIC

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UPDATED: MN Groundwater Protection Rule Map

ATTENTION:  Farmers, rural landowners, and Freeborn County citizens


During this unprecedented time Freeborn County SWCD Staff can be contacted via email as we will have limited phone access:

Brenda: brenda.lageson@mn.nacdnet.net
Lindsey: lindsey.zeitler@mn.nacdnet.net
Chad: chad.billat@usda.gov
Brittany: brittany.dawson@mn.nacdnet.net
Mark Trnka: mark.trnka@mn.nacdnet.net

Phone: 1-507-320-3725
Phone: 1-507-320-3728
Phone: 1-507-320-3741
Phone: 1-507-320-3737
Phone: 1-507-320-3739

No-Till Drill Rental

Interested in no-till drilling soybean, cover crops, or seeding CRP or a buffer


The Freeborn SWCD has drill that can be rented. Visit our No-Till Drill page to learn more!


Our Mission

To serve the residents of Freeborn County by creating an awareness of soil and water resource concerns, by offering practical alternatives to manage these concerns, and by providing technical assistance (as local resources allow) to apply and maintain best management practices (BMPs) that impact water quality while sustaining soil productivity and land-user profits.

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Thinking about implementing cover crops or structural practices? We have cost share available for many practices. Stop down at the NRCS/SWCD office to see if you may be elligible! 

The MDA recently released an updated Groundwater Protection Rule Map. For more information visit our Nutrient Management Page

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