Headwaters Agriculture Sustainability Partnership
Our role in Minnesota’s Climate Action Framework
The Walz Administration has released their Climate Action Framework, a vision for how Minnesota will address and prepare for climate change. Mike Harley shares examples of Environmental Initiative's commitments to collaborative action.
Member of the Month: Midwest Dairy
June member of the month Midwest Dairy is dedicated to sustainability in the dairy industry.
Markets needed to support on-farm conservation efforts
Attendees ventured to St. Cloud, Minn. for the Headwater’s Agriculture Sustainability Partnership’s (HASP) Profit Through Conservation forum to discuss ways to financially support farmers implementing conservation practices. A key barrier to adopting these practices – which can improve water quality, soil health, and sequester carbon in the ground – is a clear economic incentive for farmers.
Leadership in the Headwaters Agriculture Sustainability Partnership
A different kind of farming is growing in Central Minnesota, thanks to the work of leaders from agriculture, conservation, finance, engineering, and research involved in the Headwaters Agriculture Sustainability Partnership (HASP). Formed, in 2018 as a way to incubate…
For immediate release: Report trends show financial and environmental success for dairy farmers
Three Stearns County dairy farmers enroll in a project to measure the financial cost or benefit of conservation practices (Stearns County, Minn.) — Three Stearns County dairy farmers have experienced improved environmental impacts and lower financial costs while implementing conservation…
For immediate release: Dairy farmers share early financial and environmental successes
Three Stearns County dairy farmers enroll in a project to measure the financial cost or benefit of new conservation practices (Stearns County, Minn.) — Three Stearns County dairy farmers are featured in a new video about farm conservation and finances.