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5 Things to Know About Removal-Based P & K Strategies

"One concern I have is that some growers treat their P and K like balancing a checkbook, trying to calculate what is taken off the field and putting that amount back on in fertilizer. In almost all cases, this type of accuracy is not needed for removal-based guidelines," says nutrient management specialist Dan Kaiser.
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EPA to Accelerate Nutrient Pollution Reduction

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assistant Administrator for Water Radhika Fox released April 5 a new policy memorandum on Accelerating Nutrient Pollution Reductions in the Nation's Waters. This memo reaffirms EPA's commitment to working with others, including the agriculture community, to advance progress in reducing excess nutrients in the nation's waters.

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Applying Science & Technology to Improve Conservation-Tillage Practices - Bill Northey - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download


Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is a fourth-generation farmer from Spirit Lake, Iowa. His priorities as Secretary include advancing science and new technologies to better care for Iowa’s air, soil and water.


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