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.


2021 Winter Workshop Speaker: Rick Clark

PDF Resources

Planting Green Videos

Online Articles


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

Harvesting the Potential focuses on conservation practices. With a library of resources, they have a wealth of resources for farmers, ranchers and rural landowners.

No-Till Farmer

Make the switch to no-till farming with the help of No-Till Farmer! With hundreds of resources, No-Till Farmer provides invaluable knowledge of transitioning your operation. 

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

View various resources, including a blog, news, photo grallery and videos, all provided by the Soil Health Consultants, LLC on their website. 

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.