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EPA proposes bill to repeal 'WOTUS'

The proposal will repeal the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, which ostensibly was implemented to clarify EPA's authority over various waters.

Constructed wetlands show promise in managing nutrients

Corn organizations’ staff recently toured the Franklin Research & Demonstration Farm in Illinois, to learn more about how research into "constructed wetlands" might provide another serious tool to help farmers manage nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorous.

National Environmental Farm Plan Summit to take place this November

Agri-food stakeholders from across the value chain are invited to attend the second annual National Environmental Farm Plan (NEFP) Summit in Ottawa, November 1-2, 2017.
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Keeping nitrogen for your crops

Beef and dairy farmers obviously want to keep as much nitrogen as they can in the soil after they apply any type of manure to their fields, but there aren’t many recommendations out there about whether more N is retained through applying raw dairy manure or digestate (from anaerobic digesters).

In addition, is spring or fall application better for keeping N, and how does soil type figure in? It’s obvious that clay soils that allow for less general water drainage will allow also for less nitrogen leaching, but there haven’t been many studies comparing nitrous oxide emissions between different soil textures in the harsh year-round conditions of the northern U.S. and Canada.
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Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2017

July 11-13, 2017
Location: Algoma, WI
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Manure Science Review 2017

August 2, 2017
Location: Paulding County, Ohio
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