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Adopt A Pothole Program
In order to protect waterfowl breeding habitat, Delta Waterfowl began the Adopt A Pothole Program to protect wetlands on prairie grain farms. Those interested in participating in the program sign perpetual leases protecting ...
Adapting to change in the Andean Highlands: Practices and strategies to address climate and market risks in vulnerable agro-ecosystems
The project is a research and development collaboration between rural communities in the Altiplano and high valleys of Bolivia and Peru, universities and non governmental organizations in the region and the US, and ...
Assessment of maize based Conservation Agriculture Production System (CAPS) on soil health in the hilly terrains under North Central Plateau Zone of Odisha
(Odisha, India: Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, 2013)
A field experiment has been initiated on a Fluventic Haplustepts at Regional
Assessing the barriers to adoption of conservation agriculture practices among Chepang communities in the central mid-hills of Nepal
(Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2014)
Growing global populations and shifting climates have led to increasing demands on agricultural
Soil attributes as influenced by maize based conservation agriculture production system (caps) in a fluventic haplustepts under North Central Plateau Zone of Odisha
(Odisha, India: Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, 2014)
Soil degradation due to loss of forest cover, water erosion and shifting cultivation
Land use effects on erosion and carbon storage of the Río Chimbo watershed, Ecuador
This article examines the impact of different land use activities on soil carbon storage. Carbon storage inventories were taken from forest, pasture, agricultural, and tree plantation lands. Results show that certain land ...
Impacts of maize based conservation agriculture production system on soil properties in North Central Plateau Zone of Odisha
(Odisha, India: Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, 2012)
Natural resources and environmental quality in agriculture are
Sediment and nutrient modeling for TMDL development and implementation
(American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2006)
At present, there are over 34,000 impaired waters and over 58,000 associated impairments officially listed in the U.S. Nutrients and sediment are two of the most common pollutants included in the list. States are required ...
Optimizing soil moisture for plant production: The significance of soil porosity
(Rome, Italy: UN-FAO, 2003)
This publication discusses the processes above, within and below the soil that enable water to move and crops to grow, and is intended to help land users make better use and take better care of these basic resources. The ...
What really works in watershed management? Some lessons for Guatemala
Hurricane Mitch, in late October 1998, blew millions of dollars of assistance into Guatemala, part of which intended to mitigate the effect of future disasters of this type. As this assistance that has run for almost two ...