Watershed Protection

Rodale Institute & Stroud Water Research Form Partnership

Posted: Monday, March 12, 2018
Source: Lancaster Farming

Rodale Institute has received a grant for nearly $6 million from the William Penn Foundation to work with Stroud Water Research Center on a project to improve soil health and water quality.

The project will focus on improving farm productivity and profits while reducing water pollution associated with agricultural runoff in the Delaware River watershed.

Cultivated cropland and other agriculture lands on as many as 15,000 farms make up 26 percent of this area.

“Agricultural runoff poses a significant threat to clean water in the Delaware River watershed,” said Andrew Johnson, program director for watershed protection at the William Penn Foundation.

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