Minnesota: Nutrient Management Courses Scheduled for Feb. 6 and Feb 20

🕔Dec 20, 2017Farmers, agronomists and other ag professionals with an interest in nutrient management and water issues are encouraged to attend upcoming conferences showcasing the latest research on fertilizer and manure management, […]

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

🕔Mar 21, 2017Terry 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 […]

Making Pesticide Droplets Less Bouncy Could Cut Ag Runoff

🕔Aug 31, 2016When farmers spray their fields with pesticides or other treatments, only 2 percent of the spray sticks to the plants. A significant portion of it typically bounces right off the […]

Iowa: Drinking Water Lawsuit Points Finger at Drainage Districts

🕔Mar 24, 2016In addition to the Gulf of Mexico hypoxia that has led to the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, many in the agricultural community are watching closely the lawsuit filed by […]

Water Quality: Cover Crops Best to Reduce Nitrate-Loss, Illinois Study

🕔Mar 18, 2016On July 21, 2015, Illinois officially released its Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy designed to improve water quality in Illinois and the Gulf of Mexico by reducing phosphorus and nitrogen losses […]

Farm Bureau Wants Runoff Limits Overturned – DTN

🕔Nov 6, 2015Several major agricultural groups want the U.S. Supreme Court to define whether states or the federal government has authority under the Clean Water Act to implement and enforce specific nutrient […]

Using Gypsum to Help Reduce Phosphorus Runoff

🕔Sep 1, 2015When it rains it pours. Whether we get a passing shower or a day-long downpour, the runoff ends up in rivers, streams and waterways. That runoff may include nutrients from […]

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