TITLE

Conservation drainage cuts nitrate loss

AUTHOR(S)
Betts, Lynn
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Wallaces Farmer;Mar2011, Vol. 136 Issue 3, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the importance of conservation drainage in helping the farmers keep their crop yields up in the U.S. The conservation drainage, also called drainage water management by the Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, reduces nitrate loading downstream. It has an in-line structures which control water in the soil profile in tiled fields. It also controls water levels to maintain or increase yields.
ACCESSION #
59917657

 

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