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Oct. 30, 2018

New Mississippi River Basin projects in Iowa

Iowa is one of seven states to receive funding for conservation efforts in new priority watersheds. Farmers within the selected watersheds are eligible for funding for conservation practices that control nutrient runoff. Applications will be accepted until March 15.

Project approved to reduce nitrogen runoff in Caloosahatchee River

The Lee Board of County Commissioners increases total grant funding to $2 million for the Nalle Grade Stormwater Project aimed at reducing nutrient runoff to Caloosahatchee River in Florida. The project is expected to reduce total nitrogen by 1,300 pounds per year.

Tile drainage system approved in Portage la Prairie

The Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie, MB, approved a tile drainage application put forth by Precision Land Solutions on behalf of Sissons Farms. Any plans for subsurface or tile drainage require a drainage license from the Manitoba Water Stewardship before installation.
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Keeping phosphorus out of waterways

While phosphorus is a necessary nutrient in agriculture, it’s also a water quality pollutant. Once phosphorus levels reach a certain level, it can take around 30 years to get levels back down. Chad Penn, USDA soil scientist, explains the best management practices for phosphorus removal structures which trap phosphorus before it reaches a waterway. » Read more...

Ohio LICA Convention

Jan. 3-4, 2019
Location: Dublin, OH
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New York LICA Convention

Jan. 6-8, 2019
Location: Syracuse, NY
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South Dakota LICA Convention

Jan. 9-11, 2019
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
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Illinois LICA Convention

Jan. 9-12, 2019
Location: East Peoria, IL
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