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Agriculture Forum Presented by the We Are Water Exhibit at UMN Crookston

By Cassandra Morthera on
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Agriculture Water Forum, presented by the We Are Water Exhibit, will take place on Monday, February 25, 2019, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, in the Sargeant Student Center, at the University of Minnesota Crookston. There is no registration required for the event and lunch will be provided.

The forum will feature buffer science and water movement in drain tile, MN agriculture water quality certification program certified producer testimonies, and the Red River water quality research project on agriculture drainage in Nordick Farms in Wilken County, Minn. This event is sponsored by West Polk SWDC, the University of Minnesota Crookston, MN Humanities Center, Clean Water Legacy Amendment, and MN Pollution Control Agency. Furthermore, it benefits the agriculture community, private landowners, conservation agencies and groups, and university faculty and students.

For more information, contact the West Polk SWCD at 218-281-6070

About UMN Crookston

One of five campuses that comprise the University of Minnesota System, the University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 35 bachelor's degree programs and 25 minors on campus as well as 16 degree programs entirely online. These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology. With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree. Visit

About UMN

The University of Minnesota System, with campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester, and the Twin Cities, is driven by a singular vision of excellence. We are proud of our land-grant mission of world-class education, groundbreaking research, and community-engaged outreach, and we are unified in our drive to serve Minnesota.


Cassandra Morthera

University Relations


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