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Outstanding Conservationist

The Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD) offers several award programs to recognize the outstanding conservation achievements taking place through SWCDs and their cooperators. One of these is the Outstanding Conservationist Award. Each year, with the support from The Farmer Magazine, an Outstanding Conservationist is selected from the county to be honored at the MASWCD Annual Convention for their hard work and dedication to the environment and our natural resources.

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2022 Outstanding Conservationists

Terry & Geraldine Hunt

Congratulations to Terry and Geraldine Hunt from Norden Township, Pennington SWCD's Outstanding Conservationists for 2022. The Hunts raise close to 150 Red Angus cow/calf pairs on 700 acres of pasture. They have installed 5,500' of windbreak, plant cover crops, and implement rotational grazing.  The couple will be recognized at the MASWCD Conference in Bloomington, MN, in December and at the Pennington SWCD Banquet in April.

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