CBF President Will Baker talks with Senior Water Quality Scientist Dr. Beth McGee about opportunities to help farmers reduce water pollution and improve their bottom lines.
01:05 Why putting agricultural best management practices in place can help our water quality.
04:20 About the Federal Farm Bill and funding for the Bay watershed.
07:30 Addressing deficiencies in the current Farm Bill with the Chesapeake Bay Farm Bill Enhancement Act of 2017
11:55 CBF's role in facilitating Farm Bill program funding for farmers and creating partnerships.
14:30 The importance of availablity of technical assistance for farmers
15:20 Governors and congressional representatives supporting the legislation.
Find out more about the Federal Farm Bill and the Chesapeake Bay Farm Bill Enhancement Act of 2017 at cbf.org/farmbill.
Photo by Benjamin Tankersley