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​Nonpoint Source Management Division

The division is responsible for the statewide oversight and development of guidance for agricultural inspection, compliance, and enforcement procedures, including the development of methods to record and verify agricultural best management practices.

The division employs staff who manage and serve as project advisors for certain grants of statewide significance which include Growing Greener, Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP), and the Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Program.

This division also provides program and technical support for the conservation districts by developing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with the Department of Agriculture, the State Conservation Commission, agricultural organizations, the agricultural community, and provides staff support to appropriate advisory bodies.