Funding for the Discovery Farms program comes from a number of sources.

  • The Minnesota Agricultural Water Resources Center (MAWRC) provides funding for the general operation of the Discovery Farms program through a grant provided by the Minnesota Corn Research and Promotion Council.
  • The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) provides Clean Water Funding for monitoring equipment and technical staff.
  • The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) supports the Discovery Farms Minnesota program through a Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) targeted at toward drainage related research projects across Minnesota