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Hydrology Basics and the Hydrologic Cycle
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-11-09)
Presents and explains some concepts in hydrology and the hydrologic cycle, with emphasis on some concepts of importance in agroecosystems.
Mitigation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture
(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 ...
(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.
Managing Shrub-Infested, Postmined Pasturelands With Goats and Cattle. Part II, Effects on Forage Biomass, Nutritive Values, and Animal Performance
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2001-12-09)
Reclamation of mined lands in the Appalachian coal region has resulted in the successful establishment and utilization of pasture for beef cattle production. Research goals were to determine the effects of mixed grazing ...
Soil and Soil Water Relationships
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-03-22)
Discusses the relationships between soil, water and plants. Discusses different types of soil, and how these soils hold water. Provides information about differences in soil drainage. Discusses the concept of water balance.
Climate Change Adaptation for Agriculture. Mitigating Short- and Long-Term Impacts of Climate on Crop Production
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-09-24)
Climate change and climate variability pose a great risk to agricultural production and farm livelihoods, and producers will need to adapt to a changing climate that is expected to be significantly more variable in order ...
Managing Climate Risks and Extreme Weather in Agriculture
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-06-14)
Summarizes weather-related risks to agricultural production and offers resources to help producers, extension and conservation personnel in managing these risks.
How Do Stream Buffers Reduce the Offsite Impact of Pollution?
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-03)
Discusses riparian buffers and how to establish and maintain these areas along streams for erosion and pollution control.
Denitrifying Bioreactors: An Emerging Best Management Practice to Improve Water Quality
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-04-25)
Discusses denitrifying bioreactors, what they are, how they work, applications, current research, and expected costs. Also includes a glossary of terms.
Factors When Considering an Agricultural Drainage System
(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.