The Ag Water Exchange blog is a place for thoughtful discussion of ideas and information on water quality and agricultural management practices.  The goal of the Ag Water Exchange is to contribute to the greater advancement water quality knowledge and modern agricultural management practices.

 

Soil health research update
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Greg Richardson supports Discovery Farms’ work on soil health as part of his master’s degree research. He is currently completing a joint degree in Soil Science and Agroecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and will... Read More

UW Discovery Farms 6th Annual Conference
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What Next? Going beyond the cropping and conservation basics This year’s conference theme is What next? Going beyond the cropping and conservation basics. Join UW Discovery Farms and an outstanding lineup of presenters from Kentucky,... Read More

Gorans Blog Series: Looking at the watershed scale.
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This the seventh post in the Gorans Blog Series about the Gorans Discovery Farm Project. You can read the previous posts here. In the last two posts, we explored how much total suspended solids (sediments), phosphorus, nitrate and... Read More

Controlling the (impact of) weather.
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There is an ever-increasing focus on climate change and corresponding changes to rainfall patterns. It seems like more extreme rainfall events are observed every year. Wisconsin and Minnesota Discovery Farms Programs have monitored 127 site... Read More

Gorans Blog Series: Nitrogen movement.
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This the sixth post in the Gorans Blog Series about the Gorans Discovery Farm Project. You can read the previous posts here. In the last post, we explored how much sediment and phosphorus are carried in runoff... Read More

 

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