Penn State University Finds a New Champion for Water Conservation
Water conservation has a new champion in local farmers, according to a recent report from Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.
To combat ways to reduce nutrients from agriculture and identify strategies to protect the Chesapeake Bay, Penn State organized a conference with farmers, representatives from environmental groups, and local, state, and federal government officials. The session resulted in “champion farmers,” farmers who will help lead other producers in conservation efforts. With conservation efforts coming from the inside, maintaining productive agriculture while meeting water-quality goals will be revitalized.
The conference outlined four areas in how to increase efforts in conservation. Read them here.