SWCD Regular Board Meeting
August 12, 2021 at 1:30pm
Freeborn County Courthouse
Enter through the Law Enforcement Center Doors
Virtual Option Available Contact SWCD Staff for more Information
Emerald Ash Borer Found in Freeborn County
Emergency quarantine on wood movement put in place!
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has confirmed emerald ash borer (EBA) in Freeborn County for the first time.
Virtual Information Meeting to be held on Wednesday, August 11 at 10 am and 6:30 pm
Register at https://www.mda.state.mn.us/eab
As we continue with these warm days remember to water you trees
It is Primary Nesting Season (May 15 to Aug 1).
During this time please remember that CRP should be minimally disturbed and if weed management is needed contact FSA for permission to spot clip.
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:
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!
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!
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.