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Research Project: Assessing the Water Quality Benefits of Best Agricultural Management Practices

Location: Soil Drainage Research

Project Number: 5080-13210-002-14-T
Project Type: Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Dec 1, 2015
End Date: Nov 30, 2020

Objective:
The objective of the project is to demonstrate the effectiveness of agricultural best management practices at surface and tile edge-of-field locations.

Approach:
Using a before after control impact design, ARS will collect and analyze data from several surface and tile drainage sites to assess the impact of prevailing and best management practices. Summary data will be shared with the soil and water district, at field days and professional meetings.