Yahara Pride Farms strives to improve water quality while balancing farm profitability.
Yahara Pride Farms (YPF) is pleased to announce the release of their 2019 annual Phosphorus Reduction Report. This report details results of phosphorus reduction efforts delivered to nearby surface waters by farmers in the Yahara watershed in 2019. For seven years, YPF has been measuring on-farm results; 2019 marks the fourth year an annual summary report has been compiled and results shared.
YPF documented an impressive 29,000 pounds of phosphorus delivery reduction in 2019, a 25% increase over 2018. In the seven years YPF has administered phosphorus reduction reporting, over 97,000 pounds of phosphorus has been removed. Aided, in part, by cost-share dollars, farmers have recognized the importance of and made changes to their farm practices to make a significant difference in the watershed.
Read the full press release here.
To view the 2019 Phosphorus Reduction Report Executive Summary or complete report, click here.
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