Mower SWCD’s drone captures the Sustainable Answer Acre research site on 8 acres west of the village of Lansing. Northern Country Coop owns and rents out the land as part of an overall 80-acre parcel along Mower County Road 2 in Lansing Township. Corn was grown in 2019; soybeans are planned for this year.

SWCD, partners expand soil-health research

$50,000 in grants to aid project on nitrogen application

Mower SWCD’s Steve Lawler (left) works in summer 2019 with a crew to drill sampling wells at the SAA site.
A sign posted in late 2019 at the Sustainable Answer Acre site lists the project’s contributors and supporters along Mower County Road 2, west of Lansing.
Steve Lawler, a certified soil scientist for Mower SWCD

Formed in 2007, CRWD works to reduce flooding and improve water quality on the Cedar River State Water Trail and its tributaries in southern Minnesota.

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