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    • American Naturalists 

      Parker, Amber L.; Prysby, Michelle D.; Kirwan, Jeffrey Lynn (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-06-19)
      Discusses the definition of natural history, important naturalists who have contributed to describing the natural history of Virginia, skills of a naturalist, resources commonly used by naturalists, and how to establish ...
    • Communicating Climate Change to Agricultural Audiences 

      Easton, Zachary M.; Faulkner, Joshua W. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-11-15)
      Discusses climate change and challenges related to climate change, in relation to agriculture.
    • Consider Your Whole System: Nitrogen and Sulfur Leaching Potential in Virginia 

      Reiter, Mark S.; Frame, William Hunter, 1985-; Thomason, Wade Everett (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-06-25)
      Provides information about the leaching of nitrogen and sulfur from crop soils, and whether or not to fertilize these soils.
    • Decentralized Small Community Wastewater Collection Systems 

      Sample, David; Fox, Laurie; Galbraith, John M. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-07-10)
      The objective of this publication is to provide an overview of decentralized wastewater systems, in particular, small cluster wastewater systems that collect wastewater from a group of homes. This publication is not intended ...
    • Denitrification Management 

      Easton, Zachary M.; Lassiter, Emily (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-03-27)
      Provides an explanation of denitrification and how it occurs, including descriptions of the nitrogen cycle, environmental impacts of nitrogen levels, denitrification management, limitation, and unknowns.
    • Denitrification Management 

      Easton, Zachary M.; Lassiter, Emily (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-03-27)
      Provides an explanation of denitrification and how it occurs including descriptions of the nitrogen cycle, environmental impacts of nitrogen levels, denitrification management, limitation, and unknowns.
    • Effectiveness of Temporary Stream Crossing Closure Techniques Forest Operations Research Highlights 

      Barrett, Scott Michael; Aust, W. Michael; Bolding, M. Chad (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-08-08)
      The focus of Virginia's silvicultural water quality law is prevention of sedimentation, so stream crossings are an area where proper closure and stabilization are critical. This research focused on evaluating sedimentation ...
    • Estimating Financial Costs and Benefits of Supplemental Irrigation with the Irrigation Financial Estimator Tool (IFET) 

      Paoletti, J. Mitchell; Shortridge, Julie (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-11-30)
      Discusses irrigation of crops in terms of costs and benefits. Also notes how to use a financial estimator tool to help with financial planning.
    • Factors When Considering an Agricultural Drainage System 

      Easton, Zachary M.; Bock, Emily; Collick, Amy S. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-02-23)
      A well designed drainage system can improve crop yield, and lower the variation in crop yield by removing excess water in the soil.
    • Guide to Threatened and Endangered Species on Private Lands in Virginia 

      Gagnon, Jennifer L.; Barrett, Scott Michael; Parkhurst, James A. (James Albert) (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-06)
      Under the federal Endangered Species Act and Virginia's endangered species regulations, landowners are required to minimize negative effects on threatened and endangered species. This publication summaries the relevant ...
    • Impact: Virginia Household Water Quality Program 

      Virginia Cooperative Extension (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-07-23)
      Discusses issues related to water quality, health and safety, particularly water from private sources such as wells, springs and cisterns.
    • Irrigation Scheduling in Humid Climates Using the Checkbook Method 

      Shortridge, Julie (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2019-01-30)
      Discusses the importance of irrigation planning and scheduling when and how much water to apply to fields.
    • Managing Drainage from Agricultural Lands with Denitrifying Bioreactors in the Mid-Atlantic 

      Bock, Emily; Collick, Amy S.; Easton, Zachary M. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-11-05)
      Discusses the use of denitrifying bioreactors (trenches or beds with organic carbon material) to remove nitrates from drainage water, and convert them to inert nitrogen. Results of this use include improved water quality.
    • Manure Management and Environmental Stewardship 

      Ogejo, Jactone Arogo (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2004-10-01)
      Outlines general guidelines about managing livestock and poultry manure. Provides a list of resources with detailed information on specific topics of good practices for manure management and use.
    • Mitigation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture 

      Rogers, Mark; Lassiter, Emily; Easton, Zachary M. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-04-02)
      Provides information on how to increase farm productivity while potentially reducing greenhouse gas contributions from agricultural production through practices such as building soil organic matter or increasing nitrogen ...
    • Nutrient Management for Small Farms 

      Ogejo, Jactone Arogo; Maguire, Rory (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-10-08)
      Outlines how to quantify and determine use of manure nutrients in small farms as a crop fertilizer in order to prevent environmental damage that may be caused by nutrient losses.
    • Nutrient Management for Small Farms 

      Ogejo, Jactone Arogo; Maguire, Rory (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-12-17)
      Outlines how to quantify and determine use of manure nutrients as a crop fertilizer in order to prevent environmental damage that may be caused by nutrient losses.
    • On-Site Sewage Treatment Alternatives 

      Galbraith, John M.; Zipper, Carl E., 1948-; Reneau, Raymond B., 1941- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-03-27)
      Discusses several alternative methods for treatment of wastewater, and their effectiveness.
    • On-Site Sewage Treatment Alternatives 

      Galbraith, John M.; Zipper, Carl E., 1948-; Reneau, Raymond B., 1941- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-09-21)
      Discusses several alternative methods for treatment of wastewater, and their effectiveness.
    • On-Site Sewage Treatment Alternatives 

      Zipper, Carl E., 1948-; Reneau, Raymond B., 1941-; Jantrania, Anish R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-07-01)
      The purpose of this publication is to describe on-site technologies for treating domestic sewage where conventional means (public sewer or septic tank with drainfield) are not available.