Iowa’s strategy to reduce agricultural runoff of nitrogen and phosphorus

Iowa's strategy to reduce agricultural runoff of nitrogen and phosphorus By Daryll E. Ray and Hardwood D. Schaffer, Farm and Ranch Guide20 September 2014During the last week in August attention to the issue of water quality and the need to reduce the levels of nitrogen and phosphorus from entering U.S. waterways moved from Ohio and [...]

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ECOVIEWS: What will our leaders do about Gulf’s dead zone?

ECOVIEWS: What will our leaders do about Gulf's dead zone? By Whit Gibbons, Tuscaloosa News6 September 2014Off the Louisiana coastline, where the Mississippi River enters the Gulf, a story is unfolding that is scarier than any TV show about flesh-eating zombies. The area of more than 5,000 square miles, which extends into coastal waters from [...]

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Iowa water assessment criticized

Iowa water assessment criticized By Donnelle Eller, The Des Moines Register5 September 2014  A new report says Iowa and other Midwestern states need to better monitor and assess efforts to reduce nutrient pollution that contributes to the Gulf of Mexico's dead zone. Twelve states have been charged with reducing nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus [...]

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