Read how reduced tillage, precision ag, better recordkeeping are keys for revised nutrient-management standard.
Read how everyone can do their part to protect groundwater, which is the largest source of fresh drinking water in the nation and the world.
Read how a group of farmer’s are being proactive in the management of the Missouri River Basin
Read about how research is being done to identify crop’s reactions to drought and how to breed more drought tolerant plants.
Read about the benefits of sustainable and conservation planning in your production practices.
Read about volatile weather patterns throughout the United States and abroad.
Read as the subject of the wet spring is discussed, problems it may cause and how to make sound management decisions moving forward into the growing year.
Read about the flooding ag acres and how much farmland is affected.
Read how Agriculture’s Clean Water Alliance received an Environmental Impact Award and what sustainable practices encouraged such a recognition.
Read Brian Hefty’s article on In-Crop Tiling and you may be surprised with what he says and what he’s discovered in real life applications.
Read if you think the EPA guidance document raises key concerns. Are there similarities to the Chesapeake Watershed Study and will it affect the Mississippi?
Read what to do when excessive rain affects planting and fields are ponding or flooded.
Read why tiling may or may not improve your farmland and the management practices that go into making that decision.
Read the story about how Farmers and Ranchers celebrate Earth Day, all day and everyday. They are the original conservationists protecting our water and land.
Water is a valuable resource. Read how in California, how it is regulated and used.
Read how seven states have pooled their resources to sustain the Upper Mississippi River Basin
AgPhD Eastern Edition Newsletter 4/11- The State of South Dakota was facing a budget shortfall going into 2011. No kidding. Our estimates for 2010 were well over $1 billion lost for residents of South Dakota for one simple reason…POOR DRAINAGE! I showed Brown County Commissioners our numbers in December that [...]
Groundwater is something we take for granted. Out of sight, out of mind. This week it’s time to think about protecting that valuable resource.