Iowa Nutrient Research Center funds conservation projects

The Iowa Nutrient Research CenĀ­ter announced last week that it had funded 10 additional projects designed to develop tools to help farmers reduce nutrient loss from their fields and to improve Iowa water quality.

One project seeks to develop a method to determine the quantity of phosphorus loss associated with ephemeral gullies in 12 Iowa watersheds, plus the total phosphorus loss from these watersheds that originate from ephemeral gully formation. Another will explore nutrient trading as a potential framework for nutrient reduction. Another will look at the effects of stacking nutrient reduction...

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