Wetlands have key role in nutrient strategy

June 2013
Wallaces Farmer;Jun2013, Vol. 138 Issue 6, p50
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The article focuses on the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy developed in November 2012 which intends to improve water quality in the state. It is suggested by Iowa farmers that several agricultural practices such as cover crops, no tillage, and nutrient management be used to obtain the highest reduction in phosphorus and nitrogen in agriculture. The issue on an upland wetland restoration targeted to benefit water quality of the watershed land area is discussed.


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