Making Progress in Agriculture

Real-Life Stories of Conservation and Farm Success

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Opponents of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint claim the cost of implementing agricultural best practices to reduce pollution runoff from farms will put family farms out of business.

Here are stories from across the Bay region that are disproving this myth. In fact, pollution control practices are improving many farmers' bottom lines.

Farmer Success Stories

Decades of Success: The 1970s

Even as a young organization, our work was effective and got noticed. Find out what we did.

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Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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