Resources for “Watershed”

  • At-grade stabilization structure impact on surface water quality monitoring on an agricultural watershed

    Use of an at-grade stabilization structure (AGSS) as an additional conservation practice to contour strip cropping and no-tillage, proved to be successful in reducing organic and sediment-bound N and P within an agricultural watershed located in the DA.

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  • 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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  • A man taking soil samples in a corn field.

    Digging deeper into soil health

    Soil Health preliminary analysis

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  • Part of a farm field is shown with autumn trees in the background.

    Runoff differences between ag and non-ag land

    Monitoring results from four non-ag sites are compared to results from ag lands.

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  • Waterway landscape

    Field walkover guide: A practical on-farm conservation tool

    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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