Water is one of our most important resources. Numerous farms have a stream or drainageway cutting through heavily used pastures, exercise lots, or barnyards.
Douglas Beegle, Ph.D.
Phosphorus is an essential element for plant and animal growth, but too much of it can accelerate the natural aging of lakes and streams.
Water quality plays a critical role in determining successful production of nursery and greenhouse crops, and should be considered in fertilization management and disease control.
This article explains the benefits of using riparian buffers to protect the health of waterways, livestock, adjacent property, and all who drink and use water downstream.