Dane County: Continues work to clean up lakes

Contact: Susan Sandford, 224-3617
Madison, Wisc. – Farms in DeForest, Waunakee, Sun Prairie and Fitchburg will be planting their cover crops a little differently this September as part of Dane County’s lakes cleanup efforts. Dane County farmers, in partnership with Dane County Land and Water Resources Department, UW-Extension, Yahara WINS, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service are piloting a program in the Yahara River Watershed that utilizes aerial application of cover crop seed on early harvested crops.
“From cleaning what is already in our streams, to partnering with our farmers an...

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