To implement and monitor several ESM practices on farm lanes in Mifflin County. Sediment production and reductions from ESM practices will be the focus of monitoring.
USDA Conservation Innovation Grant
The study and write up were completed in December 2009.
This grant is intended to fund the implementation of several ESM practices on farm lanes in Mifflin County. Sediment and nutrient runoff rates were monitored pre and post ESM project implementation. The project also included an educational and outreach effort to share the practices with local landowners.
Before and After images of one of the farm lanes in the CIG study.
CIG Final Report (5.23 MB): complete report on projects and results.