Monday, March 27, 2017
Commissioner Frederickson announces members of the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program Advisory Committee
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson has appointed 15 citizens to serve on the advisory committee for the Minnesota Agriculture Water Quality Certification Program (MAWQCP).
The MAWQCP is a voluntary program that works with farmers to identify and mitigate on-farm risks to water quality in Minnesota. Farmers who treat all risks on their operation are certified and are deemed to be in compliance with any new water quality laws or rules for 10 years.
Committee member’s terms will begin March 31, 2017 and end June 30, 2018.
“This committee will play an important role in expanding the Minnesota Agriculture Water Quality Certification Program,” said Commissioner Frederickson. “The members bring a wide variety of experience and expertise and their input will ensure the MAWQCP continues to build upon its legacy of addressing agricultural water quality through innovation and partnership.”
Members starting their term March 31 are:
For more information on the Minnesota Agriculture Water Quality Certification Program, visit the MDA’s website at MyLandMyLegacy.com.