Resources & Downloads
Tier 1 Survey Form for Croton Landowners: Landowner participation in this program is voluntary. Eligibility is determined according to New York States Agricultural Environmental Management (AEM) priority ranking system. To take the first step in participating with WAC, request an application form by calling the Yorktown Heights office at (914) 962-6355 or download.
Virtual Farm Tour
Take this animated, self-guided tour through a typical Whole Farm Plan and the Agricultural Program’s Best Management Practices and approaches to protecting water quality.
Resource Guide for New York State Farm Owners and Operators (Environmental Finance Center)
Bio-Nutrient Rich Crop Workshop with Dan Kittredge
PowerPoint Presentations: Day 1, Day 2
BMP Prioritization (slides+audio): Watershed Ag Program & Your Future
Part I: Introduction
Part II: BMP Prioritization
Part III: Annual Status Review & Whole Farm Plan Revision Process
Part IV: Annual Workload Development
Agricultural Research Projects
WAC funds research to provide a scientific foundation for determining the value of the agricultural Best Management Practices that protect water quality on farms participating in the Watershed Agricultural Program. The main focus of this research is to evaluate methods for reducing phosphorus loss and pathogen risks. Funding from New York City Department of Environmental Protection and the Safe Drinking Water Act is provided to a wide range of county, state and federal researchers. Click below to view agricultural research projects related to the Watershed Agricultural Program.
Cover Crop Study
Grass and Hay Fertility
Starter P Project
Solar Calf Housing Research
Paired Watershed Research
Town Brook Research Group