Ohio Governor Announces Plan to Tackle Phosphorus Runoff – DTN Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019Five years after a toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie contaminated drinking water in Toledo, Ohio, the state’s governor this week announced a plan to expand conservation efforts. In August […]

Nutrient Runoff: How Far, Fast Does It Move? – Podcast Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019In this special episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, Extension Educator Greg Klinger continues a discussion about the Root River Field to Stream Partnership in southeast Minnesota. He’s joined by […]

Nitrogen Reduction Practices May Be Affected by Climate Changes Sep 13, 2019

🕔Sep 13, 2019Nitrogen from agricultural production is a major cause of pollution in the Mississippi River Basin and contributes to large dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico. Illinois and other Midwestern […]

Minnesota: What Can You Learn from Collecting Runoff Water? – Podcast Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019Part Two of this special episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast examines what you can learn when you install equipment that collects all the runoff water from a field. What […]

LSU AgCenter Receives $1.4Mln for Nutrient Runoff Research Jun 13, 2019

🕔Jun 13, 2019The Patrick F. Taylor Foundation has awarded a $1.4 million grant to the LSU AgCenter to fund a four-year research project on reducing nutrient runoff from crop fields. The award […]

Webinar: Approaches to Ag Impacts on Water Quality, May 8 May 6, 2019

🕔May 6, 2019Nutrients from agricultural crop production have had a detrimental impact on water quality in the United States, but many states are working to address the issue. A webinar hosted by […]

Iowa: Nutrients Runoff Lawsuit Filed, Again – DTN Mar 29, 2019

🕔Mar 29, 2019Confined animal feeding operations and other farming operations in the Raccoon River watershed in west-central Iowa would be required to implement numerical nutrient runoff standards, the state would have to […]

Michigan: Water Quality – Trade-Off for No-Till Benefits? Jan 24, 2019

🕔Jan 24, 2019When excess phosphorus from the farm reaches downstream water bodies, it causes eutrophication and harmful algal blooms like the ones in Lake Erie and Saginaw Bay. Much of this phosphorus […]

Midwest Nitrate Escape: Buffer Strips and Control Boxes are Key, Study Says Oct 11, 2018

🕔Oct 11, 2018Spring in America’s heartland is often wet. That makes its soil too soft for planting. One solution to that issue is tile drainage. Growers insert a series of pipes (drain […]

Minnesota: Managing P and K in Flooded, Ponded Soils Jul 20, 2018

🕔Jul 20, 2018The 2018 cropping season has been a challenging year for those in areas affected by heavy rainfall and saturated soils. Excessive water can result in the loss of soil nutrients […]

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