Agricultural and Farm Planning
Whole farm planning for soil and water conservation is becoming increasingly important and is often required to qualify landowners for USDA and local farm programs and funding opportunities. CCES understands that as a landowner, you know best how to manage your property, but sometimes a little assistance to complete certain planning elements is necessary. Whether you operate a large scale conventional operation, an organic farm, or just a small hobby farm we would like to assist you in achieving your conservation goals. Amy Husveth with CCES comes from an agricultural background and has worked for the USDA NRCS as well as a local soil and water conservation district giving her the experience she needs to best help our agricultural clients.
A few of the agricultural services we offer include whole farm management plan development including GIS-based farm mapping, nutrient management planning, planning of soil and water conservation best practices (i.e. conservation tillage, buffer strips, prairie strips, filter strips, sediment basins), rotational grazing and pasture management plans, CRP planting and management plans, ravine and gully stabilization projects, pollinator habitat development, timber stand improvement, shelter belt and windbreak planning, and more. We can also assist you in navigating USDA farm programs and help you find local funds to support your land management goals.