Texas: Water Management During Drought Program, El Paso, Feb. 19 Jan 31, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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 […]

Minnesota: Nutrient Management Courses Scheduled for Feb. 6 and Feb 20 Dec 20, 2017

🕔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, […]

Nitrogen Utilization Directly Affects Groundwater Quality, Says Study Sep 26, 2017

🕔Sep 26, 2017Nitrogen surplus from agriculture has a clear effect on the nitrogen status of the groundwater, according to 70 years of Danish measurement data. A 70 years time-series of monitoring data […]

New System Could Remove 2 Water Pollutants from Ag Fields Aug 1, 2017

🕔Aug 1, 2017Algae blooms in the Gulf of Mexico use up the majority of the oxygen in the water, leading to massive “dead zones” that cannot support fish or other wildlife. The […]

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