Soil Health

plant in soilSoil health will be emphasized within ongoing Soil and Water Conservation Programming. The Soil and Water Conservation Department will promote Best Management Practices to improve soil health and increase productivity and profitability.

“As world population and food production demands rise, keeping our soil healthy and productive is of paramount importance. So much that we believe improving the health of our Nation’s Soil is one of the most important conservation endeavors for our time”.  Natural Resources Conservation Service

Learn what local farmers are doing to protect soil and water quality!  Manitowoc County Farmers Protect Soil and Water Quality by Using Cover Crops.