An article summarizing nutrient runoff data performed on a grass-based Wisconsin dairy farm by UW Discovery Farms and its on farm research. It was published in the Country Today, Ag Review and Wisconsin State Farmer.
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Published in the Journal of Hydrology November 2014
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Tips and tricks for maintenance and function of grass waterways. Includes purposes, maintenance and repairing tips, and how to get started on your own farm.
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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1082
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Published in the Journal of Environmental Management April 2015
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UW-Extension Publication, Fall 2015
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Published in the Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, July/August 2012
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U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigation Report 2011-5008
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Published in the Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, September/October 2011
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Published in the Journal of Hydrological Processes, August 2012
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12/2/2015
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Inside: On-farm lessons learned, finding vulnerable areas, ways to adapt tillage, the waterway option, checking non-tilled areas, PLUS field management decision trees
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Discovery Farms programs of Wisconsin and Minnesota have collected water quality information from farms with tillage systems ranging from intensive to no-till. This document compares water quality data from farms with two pass tillage systems to farms with no-till systems.
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No-till manure incorporation, incorporation toolbars, and cover crops with incorporation strategies.
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Four Cubs Farms - Vertical tillage with GPS controlled injection of manure
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Uphoff Ham and Bacon Farm find ways to incorporate hog manure.
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​Dr. Clinton Church is developing manure filtration and phosphorus removal technologies.
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Discovery Farms discoveries from studying nutrient loss and field management on private farms
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This three page document is full of questions to ask yourself, ideas to explore, and additional resources to access for more information.
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An article summarizing nutrient runoff data performed on a WI poultry farm by UW Discovery Farms and its on farm research. It was published in the Country Today, Ag Review and Wisconsin State Farmer.
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A study conducted with UW-Madison and The Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene to assess the presence, persistence and biological effects of natural and synthetic hormones that may be released from livestock manure.
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Two page summary on nutrient loss, management tips and leachate collection system design
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Evaluation of Silage Leachate and Runoff Collection Systems on Three Wisconsin Dairy Farms
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