Minnesota: What Makes Groundwater ‘Vulnerable’? Oct 19, 2020

🕔Oct 19, 2020
Recently, in response to a previous blog post on the state’s Groundwater Protection Rule (GPR), we have been asked why groundwater in some areas of Minnesota is more vulnerable to contamination. The […]

Group Wants Lake Erie on Pollution Diet – DTN Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
An environmental legal group is attempting to force the EPA to put western Lake Erie on a pollution diet after the state of Ohio has yet to take regulatory action […]

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

🕔Jun 13, 2019
The 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 […]

Water Quality: How Well Do Buffer Strips Protect Rivers? – Study Mar 18, 2019

🕔Mar 18, 2019
Kansas State University researcher Colby Moorberg has his eyes on several miles of the Big Blue and Little Blue rivers, the two major waterways meandering their way to Tuttle Creek […]

6 Steps to Reduce Herbicide Runoff, Leaching Feb 14, 2019

🕔Feb 14, 2019
These six field practices can protect water quality from herbicide applications.

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

🕔Oct 11, 2018
Spring 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 […]

Nebraska Research: Manure Used to Help Reduce Erosion and Runoff – 4 Lessons Aug 7, 2017

🕔Aug 7, 2017
Charles Wortmann and Dan Walters, faculty in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, provide several important insights in a field research initiative that monitored soil erosion, runoff, […]

Water Quality: Multi-State Efforts Help Nutrient Runoff – DTN Mar 21, 2017

🕔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 […]

Damages Not Allowed in Iowa Nutrient Runoff Case – DTN Jan 30, 2017

🕔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 […]

Illinois Soybeans: New Booklet Helps Reduce Nutrient Runoff Oct 26, 2016

🕔Oct 26, 2016
The Midwest, blessed with rich soils and abundant precipitation, leads the country and the world in corn and soybean production. It also contributes the majority of the nitrate load in […]

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