Targeted Agricultural Best Management Practices and Forested Buffers for Chester County Focus Areas

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project implements agricultural best management practices and forested buffers on farms, which includes stormwater-runoff controls for barnyards and mushroom compost processing areas, new and seasonally earlier cover crops, improved no-till practices, riparian forest buffers and related infrastructure, and more.

Funded by: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Project Lead: Matthew J. Ehrhart

Collaborators: Hicks Brothers, LLC; Mowery Environmental, LLC

Project Years: 2020, 2021, 2022