Minnesota Governor Tim Walz wants farmers in his state to enroll one million acres in the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program by the end of 2022. Walz put that goal out there, saying this program is good for the environment and the farm economy. Since this program began six years ago, 977 farms totaling 685,000 acres have been certified in Minnesota. Once certified, a farm is in compliance with new water quality laws and regulations for ten years.
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