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50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater
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An Issue That Hits Close To Home

Over half of the United States population, and nine out of every ten rural citizens, depend on groundwater for their drinking water supply. They draw water from public or private wells, rather than from surface water, such as lakes or reservoirs.
Groundwater is an issue that strikes close to home.

As Prairie Farmer magazine put it, 50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater "offers a thorough, yet practical checklist of voluntary practices designed to reduce the risk of groundwater contamination without cutting into yields or profitability."

Find ways to…

  • Reduce contamination risks from fertilizers, herbicides, and insecticides
  • Manage pests with an integrated pest management program
  • Improve chemical application
  • Evaluate a site with groundwater protection in mind
  • Test and treat water

"From herbicides to livestock disposal, the book offers plain-spoken advice on issues that are certain to dominate agriculture the rest of the decade." (Milwaukee Sentinel)


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