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The next step in reducing nutrient loss

Using edge-of-field practices can improve water quality.

July 10, 2018  By Wallaces Farmer

To solve Iowa’s water quality problems, more is needed than just planting row crop land to no-till and strip till.

Edge-of-field practices are expensive to install but effective in reducing nitrate loss. According to research out of Iowa State University, even though there are benefits to no-till for reducing soil and phosphorus loss, edge-of-field practices are necessary for nitrate reduction. | READ MORE

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