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Edge of Field Monitoring

Edge of field monitoring is allowing researchers to evaluate the potential impact on nutrient management and make recommendations on the effectiveness…

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Two-Stage Ditch Conservation

The benefits of a two-stage ditch over the typical agricultural ditch include improving drainage and ecological function by reducing erosion, scouring…

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Drainage Water Management Structures

Drainage Water Management (DWM) is an NRCS-approved conservation engineering practice that manages water discharges from subsurface agricultural drain…

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Phosphorus Removal Bed Conservation

Phosphorus removal bed at the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network. Phosphorus removal beds are ideally placed in sites with known excess disso…

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Subsurface Nutrient Placement Conservation

Subsurface nutrient placement allows farmers to put nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium below the surface so that plants are able to increase their upt…

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Soil Sampling Conservation

Nutrients applied in the right amount can increase yields, reduce production costs and prevent surface and groundwater pollution. When soil sampling d…

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Manure Management Conservation

Livestock manure can help improve soil health. Variable-rate nutrient application allows crop producers to apply different rates of nutrients in diffe…

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Grassed Waterways Conservation

Grassed waterways protect soil from concentrated water flows, significantly reduce gully erosion and improve runoff water quality resulting from the c…

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Wetland Conservation

Through NRCS assistance, wetlands can be created, enhanced, or restored. Wetlands are essential components of healthy watersheds because they encourag…

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Potential for Saturated Buffers in Northwest Ohio to Remediate Nutrients from Agricultural Runoff

In this study, a saturated buffer ~500 m in length located in the western basin of the Lake Erie watershed was evaluated for its potential to reduce e…

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