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Texas: Feral hog, Healthy Streams Workshop, Seguin, May 2

Texas: Feral hog, Healthy Streams Workshop, Seguin, May 2

👤By Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 19, 2017

A combination Feral Hog Workshop and Lone Star Healthy Streams program will be presented from 10 a.m-3 p.m. May 2 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Guadalupe County, 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. The event is free and lunch will

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Nebraska: Time to Repair Leaky Gates/Gaskets and Eliminate a Set

Nebraska: Time to Repair Leaky Gates/Gaskets and Eliminate a Set

👤By C. Dean Yonts and Andrew Christiansen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Minimizing inefficiencies in gravity irrigation systems can save irrigators money and labor. Normal wear and tear associated with piecing together sections of irrigation pipe and opening and shutting gates can cause significant inefficiencies to irrigation over time. Estimating Losses. Flow meters

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Water Quality: Multi-State Efforts Help Nutrient Runoff – DTN

Water Quality: Multi-State Efforts Help Nutrient Runoff – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Terry McClure wants to come clean. The Grover Hill, Ohio, farmer has proactively set up two water-monitoring sites to show how differing cropping techniques influence nutrient runoff. “We are taking the surface and subsurface tests at the exact same time

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Michigan: Tile Water Management Workshop, St. Johns, Feb. 23

Michigan: Tile Water Management Workshop, St. Johns, Feb. 23

👤By Ehsan Ghane, Michigan State University Extension; and Kelcie Sweeney, Clinton Conservation District 🕔Feb 16, 2017

Water control structures in subsurface tile drainage can help manage water in tile-drained fields to protect water quality and benefit your bottom line. The practice of managing water in the field by changing the outlet level of the tile drainage

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California: IPM Meeting Focus on Pest Rules, Wet Weather, Firebaugh, Feb. 22

California: IPM Meeting Focus on Pest Rules, Wet Weather, Firebaugh, Feb. 22

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 8, 2017

San Joaquin Valley growers will receive updates on state pesticide regulations and critical pest management trends during a February 22 meeting  in Firebaugh. The free event, which will offer continuing education credits, starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Firebaugh Mendota United Methodist

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Louisiana: Conservation Meeting Features LSU AgCenter Projects

Louisiana: Conservation Meeting Features LSU AgCenter Projects

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Feb 2, 2017

Several LSU AgCenter scientists discussed their work on row crop management practices at the 20th annual National Conservation Systems Cotton and Rice Conference. The event, held Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Baton Rouge, featured

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Damages Not Allowed in Iowa Nutrient Runoff Case – DTN

Damages Not Allowed in Iowa Nutrient Runoff Case – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 30, 2017

Des Moines Water Works will not be allowed to collect damages in a lawsuit aimed at forcing the state to regulate nutrients runoff in Iowa, according to a 104-page ruling from the Iowa Supreme Court on Friday. DMWW filed a

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Texas: Water Quality Training, New Braunfels, Feb. 7

Texas: Water Quality Training, New Braunfels, Feb. 7

👤By Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 5, 2017

A Texas Watershed Steward water quality workshop related to the Dry Comal Creek and Comal River watersheds will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 7 at the New Braunfels City Hall, 550 Landa St. in New Braunfels. The workshop is

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Iowa: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Delayed Until June 2017

Iowa: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Delayed Until June 2017

👤By Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 10, 2016

The potential trial on the Des Moines Water Works (DMWW) lawsuit against three drainage districts in Iowa over nitrates in the drinking water has been delayed until June 2017. The lawsuit is currently in the motion stage. The Drainage Districts

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Michigan: 6 Field Practices Protect Water Quality from Herbicides

Michigan: 6 Field Practices Protect Water Quality from Herbicides

👤By Christina Curell, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Mar 31, 2016

As you begin to prepare your fields for this growing season farmers need to make the necessary steps to ensure that herbicides stay out of surface and groundwater. The following field practices recommended by Michigan State University Extension can be

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