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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Manure to Energy, Manure Injection with Custom Applicators, the Roller Crimper,
and Precision Agriculture

 

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, Virginia Nutrient Management Team, Lancaster Clean Water Partners, NFWF Field Liaisons, Waste Solutions Forum, Regional Phosphorus Balance and Expanded Use of Poultry Litter, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

 

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 Nutrient Management, Regional Conservation Partnership Programs (RCPP) Projects, Precision Agriculture RCPP