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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Soil scientist Martin Locke (left) and biologist Wade Steinriede inspect samples of water runoff that filtered through a switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) strip at the edge of a cottonfield. Locke and colleagues are studying conservation tillage and edge-of-field practices in Delta cotton systems that should lessen concerns about degradation of water resources from eroded soil.

Photo by Peggy Greb.

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Last Modified: 3/14/2017
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