Resources for “Phosphorus”

  • Spreading manure

    Controlling nutrient loss

    4 tips for controlling soil and nutrient loss. A link

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  • Characterizing phosphorus dynamics in tile-drained agricultural fields of eastern Wisconsin

    Through collaboration with private landowners, surface and tile drainage was measured and analyzed for dissolved reactive P (DRP) and total P (TP) losses at four field sites in eastern Wisconsin between 2005 and 2009.

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  • Precipitation-runoff relations and water quality characteristics at edge-of-field stations Discovery Farms and Pioneer Farms

    A cooperative study between the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Wisconsin (UW)–Madison Discovery Farms program (Discovery Farms), and the UW–Platteville Pioneer Farm program (Pioneer Farm). Click here to read

  • Wisconsin map showing Dry Run Watershed (western) and Jersey Valley Watershed (south-central).

    Edge-of-field water quality in two Wisconsin watersheds

    For seven years, UW Discovery Farms monitored water quality in the Jersey Valley and Dry Run watersheds. See results from the studies in this final report.

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  • Tillage (or not) and Water Quality

    Tillage (or not) and Water Quality

    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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