• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area


    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Mississippi River Forum: Connections Between Agriculture and Water Quality

Presentation Summary and Documents

Warren Formo, Executive Director
Minnesota Agricultural Water Resources Coalition

Mr. Formo discussed the role agriculture plays in water quality, and the role water quality--and other regulations--play in agricultural production and management.

Presentation (PDF, 3.1mb)
Also see "Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) 2008 Water Quality Monitoring Report" (PDF, 1.54mb).


Did You Know?

The wide Mississippi River

At Lake Onalaska, near LaCrosse WI, the Mississippi River is about 4 miles wide. The combination of water held behind Lock and Dam #7 and water held by damming the Black River form this broad reach of the Mississippi River.