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 […]

Watershed Monitoring: USDA Has $2Mln Available for Farmers in 6 States

🕔Apr 18, 2019USDA is making $2 million available this year to farmers in specific watersheds across Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, and Washington. NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to farmers […]

Flood Cleanup – Avoid Compounding The Tragedy – DTN

🕔Mar 26, 2019As people clean up after floodwater recedes in some Midwest locations, health care professionals remind people they still need to protect themselves even though the water is gone. This includes […]

Aquifers, Groundwater: Impact on Long-Term Irrigated Ag Productivity

🕔Mar 26, 2019A new Council of Agricultural Science and Technology, or CAST, paper examines the causes and consequences of groundwater depletion throughout the U.S. with a focus on how this will affect […]

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 […]

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