Benton SWCD

Welcome to the Benton Soil & Water Conservation District


14 2nd Avenue West
Foley, MN 56329


Phone: (320) 968-5300 Ext. 3
Fax: (855) 739-3983


Cover Crops for Sustainable Crop Rotations

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Cover Crops are an indispensable tool. They are planted to slow erosion, improve soil health, enhance water availability, smother weeds, help control pest and diseases, increase biodiversity, and bring a host of other benefits to your farm.   Click here to learn more.


Labor Day Holiday

Benton SWCD will be closed on Monday, September 7th for Labor Day.


Have a fun and safe Labor Day!





Outstanding Conservationist recognized at State Convention

12/18/2014 - Mark & Pam Skroch and family of Rice were recently honored as outstanding conservationists at the annual meeting of the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, December 7-9, 2014 in Bloomington, Minn. They were selected by the Benton Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) for the award.

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