Agricultural Best Management Practices and Buffers for Middle Schuylkill Focus Area

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project will assist at least eight farmers to plan and implement at least 80 agricultural best management practices on the condition that they also install forested buffers on their streams. Outreach and education will engage at least 125 persons and help promote adoption of soil health measures along with traditional BMPs.

Funded by: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Project Lead: Matthew J. Ehrhart

Collaborators: Berks County Conservation District; Cover Crop Coaching, LLC (Steve Groff); Pennsylvania No-Till Alliance; Red Barn Consulting, Inc.; TeamAg, Inc.

Project Year: 2019, 2020