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Tom Brothers Waste Facility

County: Kosciusko
Completion Date: 2016
Size: 70 Acres Cover Crops
Total Cost


Cost Share


Partners: The Watershed Foundation. Indiana DNR - Lake and River Enchancement Program, Kosciusko County Soil and Water Conservation District
827% Share

About this project

Tom Brothers planted 70 acres of cover crops to reduce runoff of water, sediments, and nutrients, as well as to add nutrients back into the soil. As well as add a waste facility closure, and a waste storage facility for their dairy operation as well to help with nutrient management. This project was in collaboration with the Kosciusko County Soil and Water Conservation District and The Watershed Foundation with funding through the Indiana DNR with the Lake and River Enhancement Program.

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Project Type

  • Cover Crops
  • Livestock
  • Nutrient Management

Project Stats

Sediment Reduction
476 Metric Tons
Phosphorus Reduction
537 LBS/Year
Nitrogen Reduction
1 LBS/Year