Southern Minnesota

With funding from the EPA Gulf of Mexico program, CTIC facilitated creation of diverse group of public and private partners representing southeastern Minnesota.  They developed goals to promote nutrient use efficiency in the farming community.

View results of the Nutrient Use Efficiency Mini-grants Program, created with funds from the EPA Gulf of Mexico Program.

Partners include Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District, BNC Water Quality Board, Cannon River Watershed Partnership, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, University of Minnesota Department of Soil, Water and Climate, Rice Soil and Water Conservation District, Minnesota Corn Research & Promotion Council, Greater Blue Earth River Basin, University of Minnesota Extension, Minnesota Agricultural Water Resources Coalition, Pioneer and Agrium.

Vision: We envision a public/private partnership that forms a unified voice for promoting nutrient management in Southern Minnesota.

Mission: Draw on our diversity and the knowledge of the farming community to promote nutrient efficiency which is both environmentally responsible and economically viable.

News Source: Focus on Nutrient Management (PDF, 764 KB)

  • 38 Nutrient Management Initiative Sites Established in 2009
  • Soil Fertility Research Program Approved by Legislature
  • Mining Soil Fertility Can Be Costly!
  • How do I Determine My Nitrogen Rate?
  • Nutrient Management and USDA-NRCS Conservation Programs
  • Fall Nitrogen Best Management Practices and Soil Temperature Network Pilot Project


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