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ISU Professor Leads Study Of Farm Field Erosion

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Global studies show that the world's cropland is losing topsoil faster than new soil is forming, reducing cropland's fertility. Full Story

Market to Market (April 15, 2011)

posted on April 15, 2011 at 8:04 PM

Market to Market (April 15, 2011)
Full Program: Environmental watchdogs sound the alarm over soil erosion in a key agricultural state. House Republicans and the Obama Administration unveil plans to reign-in government spending. And the U.S. trade deficit narrows, as growing trade overseas... Full Story

EWG Report Reveals Soil Erosion Higher Than USDA Data Indicates

posted on April 14, 2011 at 5:04 PM

EWG Report Reveals Soil Erosion Higher Than USDA Data Indicates
The thought of using a mold-board plow to prepare a field for planting has become as much of an oddity as using the horses to pull it. Full Story

$3.3 Million Grant Promotes Conservation in Missouri

posted on September 10, 2010 at 11:09 AM

STOUTSVILLE, Mo (AP) — A $3.3 million grant will help farmers in northeast Missouri control soil erosion and improve soil quality, while keeping agricultural runoff out of drinking water supplies. Full Story

Floods Wash Away Top Soil

posted on August 1, 2008 at 8:08 PM

Floods Wash Away Top Soil
Conservation Dead Zone Erosion Full Story

Researchers and farmers tackle soil loss

posted on November 17, 2000 at 8:11 PM

Researchers and farmers tackle soil loss
Soil erosion contributes to nutrient runoff and water pollution. While researchers work to help farmers understand their contribution, many in the fields are already doing their part. Full Story

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