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River Friendly program awards area farmers

May 6, 2014

Jim Cormany (left) and Kevin Jagger were awarded their River Friendly Farmer signs at the Whitley County Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual meeting.

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.

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