Our Work

Sustainable Chesapeake delivers conservation outcomes that are an economic win for farmers as well as the most cost-efficient water quality improvements. We do this in three ways:

Advancing INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Control PanelOur project teams test new systems designed to improve farm economics and reduce pollution to local rivers and streams.

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Soil Health, Manure Injection, Nutrient Management,
and Manure to Energy

 

Building Successful PARTNERSHIPS

img_0477Sustainable Chesapeake serves as both a partner and a convener of partners, bringing resources and expertise to the table in order to advance shared goals.

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DelMarVa Land and Litter Challenge, Regional Soil Health Initiatives, NFWF Field Liaisons, Virginia Nutrient Management Team, Farm Manure-to-Energy Initiative, and At-Risk Farmlands

 

ACCELERATING IMPLEMENTATION

img_0479Sustainable Chesapeake focuses on high-priority regions where nutrient and sediment loss from agriculture is a major source of water pollution, and works to increase the practices that make a measurable difference on the ground.

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Manure and Injection, Soil Health, Nutrient Management