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50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater

50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater

Product Details

Product number: 
NCR522
Product type: 
book
Pub. Date: 
1993
Pages: 
190

Price: $5.50

This award-winning little book provides practical, innovative ideas that farmers throughout the Midwest can use to protect groundwater. It explains how you can be environmentally responsible in your farming methods and still cut costs by reducing chemical use and applying the chemicals you do use more efficiently.

Topics include:

  • Nitrogen
  • Scouting
  • Insecticides
  • Herbicides
  • Pesticide selection and application
  • Pesticide disposal and storage
  • Wells and septic systems
  • Water testing and treatment
Read profiles of 10 farmers who have used the management practices described in the book.

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