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County Commissioner Information

Agriculture Best Management Practices Loan Program (AgBMP)

The Agriculture Best Management Practices Loan Program (AgBMP) is a water quality program that provides low-interest loans to farmers, rural landowners, and agriculture supply businesses. The purpose is to encourage agricultural Best Management Practices that prevent or reduce runoff from feedlots, farm fields and other pollution problems identified by the county in local water plans.

Common Project Areas:

  • Conservation Tillage
  • Erosion and Water Retention
  • Feedlot Improvements
  • Manure Management
  • Septic Systems
  • Well Sealing
  • Various other projects to improve water quality

What are the details, and how do I get started?

The AgBMP Loan Program is able to fund any activity or practice that helps to improve water quality, or that helps maintain high water quality.  Loans may only be used to solve existing water quality problems, not for new construction or refinancing.

  • Maximum interest rate 3%
  • Maximum loan term length is 10 years
  • Frequency of payments are determined by lender
  • Maximum loan amount of $200,000

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the Planning and Zoning Office (507-233-6641) for additional information and to apply. 

Additional information and resources:

Upcoming Events

11 Aug 2020;
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Planning Commission Meeting
18 Aug 2020;
09:00PM - 12:00AM
Brown County Commissioner Meeting
25 Aug 2020;
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Brown County Commissioner Meeting
01 Sep 2020;
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Brown County Commissioner Meeting
07 Sep 2020;
Labor Day



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Office Hours: 8am to 4:30pm (most offices)

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Individual Office Hours may vary.


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