April, 2011

Mission of the Farmers’ Watershed Alliance

Our Mission Statement

The Franklin and Grand Isle Farmer’s Watershed Alliance mission is to insure environmentally positive solutions and enable the dairy industry through education and funding to better the soil, air, and water of the Lake Champlain Watershed while remaining economically viable. Secondly, to promote and defend dairy farming to further it’s future as one of the largest contributors to the state’s economy.


Goals of the Farmer’s Watershed:

  • Provide farmers with a support network
  • Help farmers understand environmental regulations
  • Provide farmers with non-regulatory technical
    assistance
  • Provide farmers with whole farm assessments
  • Help farmers develop nutrient management plans
  • Provide farmers with whole farm assessments
  • Stay connected to actions in the legislature
  • Provide the public with a positive image of agriculture and it’s influence on the environment