Turning the Tide, Saving the Chesapeake Bay

A Shot in the Arm

December 5, 2017

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.

Program Notes:

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

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