Water Quality: How Well Do Buffer Strips Protect Rivers? – Study

🕔Mar 18, 2019Kansas 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 […]

Michigan, Indiana: Irrigation Systems Rely on Adequate Water Supply

🕔Mar 8, 2019Drought periods remind all irrigators, and those wishing they had irrigation, the importance of an adequate and dependable irrigation water supply. Most irrigation systems in Michigan and Indiana are designed […]

6 Steps to Reduce Herbicide Runoff, Leaching

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

Texas: Water Management During Drought Program, El Paso, Feb. 19

🕔Jan 31, 2019An educational program called “Managing Under Drought: Water Management Information for Growers in the Middle Rio Grande” will be offered Feb. 19 in El Paso. The program is free and […]

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 […]

Corps of Engineers Hands Off Parts of Clean Water Act to States – DTN

🕔Aug 8, 2018The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ready to hand over Clean Water Act permitting authority on a subset of protected waters to states and tribes. For decades, farmers and […]

Florida: Smart Irrigation Systems – SmartPath Tech Could Improve Water Usage

🕔Aug 1, 2018By testing new technology, University of Florida scientists will work with growers to encourage their use of alternatives to fresh water by using new smart irrigation systems. This way, growers […]

Midwest Drought: Lack of Rain, Snow Shrinking Livestock Water Supply – DTN

🕔May 28, 2018Karl Jacobson, like many farmers in drought-affected areas, wants it to rain. The Concordia, Kansas, farmer has only seen two inches of rain fall on his north-central Kansas farm since […]

Arkansas: Flooded Wells Could Mean Contaminated Water Supply

🕔Feb 28, 2018When flooding submerges wellheads, there’s a good chance the well water supply has been contaminated, said Mike Daniels, water quality specialist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. […]

Arkansas: Cover Crops, Weeds, Insects, Row Rice Were Hot Topics at Conference

🕔Jan 22, 2018Hundreds of growers, consultants and other agriculture industry professionals gathered last week in North Little Rock to learn about the latest research and findings in soil health, pest management and […]

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