Nutrient runoff increases despite conservation efforts in Iowa
June 11, 2018 By Todd Neeley DTN
A recent study from the University of Iowa shows the pace of nutrient runoff has increased since 1999 and continues to be a large portion of the total runoff to the Gulf of Mexico.
State and agriculture leaders in Iowa have maintained the voluntary reduction strategy is a long-term effort to reverse what is largely legacy nutrients from decades of over-application. Public and private funding for conservation programs have increased, according to the state’s latest annual strategy progress report. | READ MORE
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