River Friendly program awards area farmers
Since 1999, the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the 92 county SWCDS, Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., Indiana State Department of Agriculture, Purdue Cooperative Extension Service, and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, key conservation and agricultural organizations have sponsored the River Friendly Farmer Program.The statewide initiative recognizes farmers, who through good production management practices, help keep Indiana’s rivers, lakes and streams clean.The 2013 River Friendly Farmers from Whitley County are Jim Cormany and Kevin Jagger.To read the rest of this story, see the May 6 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.