Mar

07

New rules proposed for nitrate reduction in groundwater

  This week Governor Mark Dayton’s office and Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson released a new proposal for a groundwater protection measure that aims to reduce elevated nitrate levels in drinking water. This proposal is the result of input gathered from seventeen public meetings across the state that engaged over 1,500 farmers, landowners, and other […]

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Aug

10

Kernza Field Day

CURE is honored to lift up members Carmen and Sally Fernholz as they host a Kernza Field Day at their farm in Madison. Through both organic and sustainable farming practices, the Fernholz family have been role models of land stewardship in the watershed. CURE is reaching out to our network to invite you to take […]

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Jul

11

Join Us! Kernza Field Day at A-Frame Farm, Thursday, August 10, 2017

CURE is honored to lift up members Carmen and Sally Fernholz as they host a Kernza Field Day at their farm in Madison. Through both organic and sustainable farming practices, the Fernholz family have been role models of land stewardship in the watershed. CURE is reaching out to our network to invite you to take […]

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Oct

04

Toxic Taters Week of Action

In 2009, McDonald’s made a promise to U.S. consumers because of the work of a small group of rural Minnesotans living around RD Offutt’s (RDO) potato fields.  McDonald’s promised to cut its use of pesticides on its French fries.   Seven years later little has changed in McDonald’s pesticide consumption.  Those rural Minnesotans are still sprayed […]

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Feb

21

EVENT: Join the Carbon Challenge!

Whether you grow corn on hundreds of acres or a patch of zinnias by the back step, you have the power to grow your communities resiliency in the face of climate change and to take action to build healthier soil, plants, animals, and a healthier global atmosphere. On Saturday, February 21, two veterans on building […]

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