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Data-driven irrigation management supports farmers and the environment

Chuck Louis uses soil probes and data to improve the precision of water and nutrient application on a field. Precision can increase a farm's profitability by optimizing inputs and increasing yields. 

Reducing costs and increasing yields with data

Christy Bauer uses application tools and products to save farmers money and reduce the environmental impact of their operations.

Incubating corporate innovation in 2022 and beyond

The Sustainable Growth Coalition shares what they accomplished in 2022 and what they have planned for 2023.

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Clean Air Minnesota Area Source Meeting

The area source team meets every other month on Zoom. Contact Sebastian Wells if you are interested in participating or learning more about bi-monthly Clean Air Minnesota project team meetings. Read More

Northside Safety NET Meeting

Northside Safety NET meets multiple times a week to explore professional development opportunities in the environmental sector. To learn more about Northside Safety NET, visit the project page. Read More

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Member Highlight: Great River Energy

Great River Energy is a longtime supporter of Environmental Initiative’s work, a sponsor for Environmental Initiative’s annual Awards, and a member of the Sustainable Growth Coalition.

Swap your stove today

Financial incentives ranging from $325-$10,000 are available now to swap old wood burning appliances with newer models. Appliances manufactured before 1992, used as a primary heat source, and that consume at least two cords of wood annually are eligible.

Nominate a project or person

Environmental challenges demand transformative solutions, and we want to celebrate the people exploring what’s possible. Nominate the breakthrough projects or expert collaborators and inspirational leaders in your network for an Environmental Initiative Award by Feb. 13.