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No major phosphorus reductions reported from Chatham pilot project

A pilot project near Chatham, ON testing absorption materials, like biochar, to prevent phosphorus runoff on farms has not produced major reductions.

Two drainage professors receive major ASABE awards

Richard Cooke and Laura Christianson, whose work focuses on agricultural drainage, received major awards at the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 2020 annual international meeting.

High-tech tools to study Chesapeake Bay watershed

From extensive sensor systems outside to sensitive lab analytical equipment inside, take a peek at how Agricultural Research Service scientists are measuring the effectiveness of conservation practices.

Australian researchers to develop ‘runoff indicator’ to use in nutrient trading scheme

Griffith University researchers have been awarded a $640,000 grant to develop an indicator of nutrient-runoff which is key to ensure accurate nutrient trading schemes. The key challenge for nutrient offsetting is determining how nutrients released from different sources - treatment plants, soil erosion - compare with each other in terms of environmental impact. » Read more...