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New York state funds agriculture water quality projects


December 10, 2018
By Press Republican

Funding from New York state will bolster a number of water-quality projects on farms in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties.

In all, $16.8 million has been awarded to support 54 agricultural projects across the state, helping farmers prevent pollution of New York’s waterways. The program assists with projects that involve environmental planning or implement best-management practice systems, such as nutrient management through manure storage, vegetative buffers along streams, conservation cover crops and other soil-conservation measures. A detailed breakdown of each project is provided. | READ MORE