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Tuesday, June 19, 2012
USDA Mississippi River Basin Initiative Project Funding Announced
A complete listing of the 23 projects and their funding levels can be seen here.
Through the MRBI, NRCS works with producers to implement voluntary conservation practices to manage nitrogen and phosphorus use in agricultural fields to minimize runoff and reduce downstream nutrient loading. Participating MRBI states include Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin. An overview of and more details on the MRBI can be found here.