LSU AgCenter Receives $1.4Mln for Nutrient Runoff Research

🕔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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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 […]

Iowa: Farm Nutrient Runoff Worse, Despite 5-Year Reduction Strategy – DTN

🕔Jun 4, 2018While state officials and others in Iowa celebrated the five-year anniversary of the state’s voluntary nutrient reduction strategy this past week, a study from the University of Iowa shows the […]

Illinois: Farm Group Partners with Agrible Tracking 4R Nutrient Management

🕔Apr 25, 2018Documenting 4R nutrient application practices for environmental and regulatory purposes is about to get much easier for agricultural retailers in Illinois. The program is being developed by a partnership between […]

Minnesota: Don’t Apply Commercial Fertilizers to Snow-Covered Frozen Soils

🕔Apr 5, 2018The recent snows across the state may be spurring concerns with fertilizer application this spring. Application of any fertilizer source should not occur when the ground is still frozen, especially […]

Pennsylvania: Is Your Farm Ready for Inspection?

🕔Jan 26, 2018With the continuing concern over meeting Pennsylvania’s nutrient and sediment reduction targets set forth in the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), […]

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