Ag BMP Planning and Implementation for Berks County

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project operates the Farm Stewardship Program in Berks County, assisting farmers to implement whole-farm conservation while leveraging U.S. Department of Agriculture funding for work including forested buffers.

Funded by: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Project Leader: Matthew J. Ehrhart

Collaborators: Red Barn Consulting, Inc., TeamAg, Inc., Berks County Conservation District, Berks Conservancy, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary; others

Project Years: 2014, 2015, 2016

Project details may change over the lifespan of a project. Details listed here are from the annual report of the most recent project year.

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