Watershed Protection Committee of Racine County

The Watershed Protection Committee of Racine County (WPCR) consists of a group of local farmers leading efforts in erosion control, water and soil quality improvements, and providing information to farmers and rural landowners on conservation practices. 

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Why We Do It

The Watershed Protection Committee of Racine County's ultimate goal is to improve the water quality in Racine County's watersheds through producer-led conservation practices. 

The following resources have been instrumental in understanding watersheds and farmer's influence on them.

PDF Resources

Online Articles

Websites

Cover Crops in Wisconsin

Division of Extension

Explore the possibilities cover crops offer through the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension's Cover Crops in Wisconsin website. 

Harvesting the Potential

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No-Till Farmer

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Ryegrass Cover Crop

Are you thinking about using ryegrass as a cover crop? This is a great site to visit and learn more about utilizing this crop!

Soil Health Consultants, LLC

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Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education

Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) shares great resources for cover crops, crop production, soil management and more! 

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Unlock the potential of your soil through a better understanding of soil health presented by the United States Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service.