Nutrient Transport in Soil After Winter Manure Application, Melanie Stock, WI

Hi, my name is Melanie stock, and I’m a peach to you soon in soil science at the University of wisconsin-madison I’m studying wintertime manure management, and so we’re specifically looking at liquid dairy manure Most small farms apply manure to the landscape as a method of disposal year-round and so there’s concerns about phosphorus … “Nutrient Transport in Soil After Winter Manure Application, Melanie Stock, WI”

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Limiting Runoff From Nutrient Application

LIMITING NUTRIENT RUNOFF FROM FARM FIELDS CAN BE A MULTIFACETED APPROACH. THE U-S DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE’S NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE IS WORKING WITH FARMERS IN IOWA AND THROUGHOUT THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER BASIN TO APPLY SYSTEMS OF CONSERVATION PRACTICES TO MINIMIZE RUNOFF.We want producers to be proactive when it comes to choosing their conservation systems and … “Limiting Runoff From Nutrient Application”

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Model sugarcane farm highlighting nutrient management research

At Keith Dugas’s farm representatives from government agencies we’re getting an up-close look at one of the two model farms established by a grant from the Patrick F Taylor Foundation. The farm is being used to show techniques that can improve the environment and make the floor more productive by using inputs more efficiently. You … “Model sugarcane farm highlighting nutrient management research”

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Nutrient Pollution

NUTRIENT POLLUTION IS A WIDESPREAD NATIONAL PROBLEM AND IS WELL DOCUMENTED IN PLACES LIKE THE CHESAPEAKE BAY, THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER BASIN AND PUGET SOUND. NUTRIENTS LIKE NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS ARE A NATURAL PART OF THE ECOSYSTEM. THEY SUPPORT THE GROWTH OF AQUATIC PLANTS. BUT HUMAN ACTIVITIES CAUSE AN EXCESS OF NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS IN THE … “Nutrient Pollution”

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Nutrient Loading In Lake Erie

♫MUSIC♫ ANNE THOMPSON: Beautiful, powerful, and life-sustaining – North America’s Great Lakes make up the largest fresh water system on the surface of the Earth. Of the five Great Lakes, Lake Erie is the shallowest and holds the least amount of water, yet it is vital to the region’s industries, economy, and public health. ANNA … “Nutrient Loading In Lake Erie”

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