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Minnesota Agricultural

Water Quality

Certification Program 


MAWQCP is a voluntary and non-regulatory program to help farmers and landowners protect our states streams, rivers, and lakes. 

Freeborn County currently has 24 Certified Producers and we are looking to increase that number in the coming years.


The benefits to becoming certified are:

  •  Regulatory Certainty for 10 years (certified farms are deemed to be in compliance with new water quality rules for 10 years)

  • Priority for assistance

  • Recognition

Looking to become certified? Stop by the office and we can start the process!

Freeborn County 

Soil and Water

Conservation District