Gravel Road

Conservation Innovation Grant

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.


Source

USDA Conservation Innovation Grant


Status

The study and write up were completed in December 2009.


Details

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.

CIG Before  CIG after
Before and After images of one of the farm lanes in the CIG study.

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