New System Could Remove 2 Water Pollutants from Ag Fields

🕔Aug 1, 2017Algae blooms in the Gulf of Mexico use up the majority of the oxygen in the water, leading to massive “dead zones” that cannot support fish or other wildlife. The […]

Nitrogen Loss: Why Drainage Tile Matters

🕔Mar 11, 2016Illinois farm fields may be losing an estimated 390 million pounds of nitrogen per year. The issue has put a very intense focus on subsurface tile drainage. This article looks at […]

Arkansas: Fertilizer Runoff Is Costly and Hurts Gulf Ecosystems

🕔Feb 11, 2015Bouncing along the edge of a field, Larry Berry points across the pasture toward a tree line marking the path of a creek bed. A small plastic shed sits atop […]

Keith Good: USDA Announces ‘Historic’ Change in Conservation Funding

🕔Jan 15, 2015Policy Issues Todd Neeley reported yesterday at DTN that, “USDA is changing the way it funds conservation. “Calling it a ‘historic moment’ in conservation, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack Wednesday pointed to the way $372.5 million in […]

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