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Flooding and Animal Food Safety

Crops harvested from flooded land should be tested for contaminants, but unfortunately will typically be found unacceptable for feed …

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Cold Injury and Boron Deficiency in Tobacco Seedlings

This publication describes differences between cold injury and boron deficiency in tobacco seedlings grown …

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Choosing a Pump for Rainwater Harvesting

A pump for the cistern or tank of a water-harvesting system can increase the system's …

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Phosphorus Management for Land Application of Biosolids and Animal Waste

This publication addresses nutrient management concerns as they relate to land application of animal wastes, …

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Management of Single Family and Small Community Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems

The legal means for establishing sophisticated wastewater management programs have existed for some time in …

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Starter Fertilizers for Corn Production

Corn starter fertilizers have been used successfully to increase early plant growth, nutrient uptake, and …

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Good Soil Management Helps Protect Groundwater

This publication discusses best practices management to prevent agricultural activities from contaminating groundwater. It covers …

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How Rising Fertilizer Prices Affect Optimum Nitrogen Rates

This publication helps farmers decide whether to reduce fertilization rates in order to achieve maximum …

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Controlled Drainage – An Important Practice to Protect Water Quality That Can Enhance Crop Yields

This publication discusses how to use controlled drainage as way to to reduce nutrient losses …

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