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Maintaining septic systems benefits environment, wallet
If properly designed, constructed and maintained, your septic system can provide long-term, effective treatment of household wastewater.
Riparian buffers can make a difference in water quality
Riparian zones serve many purposes along streams and rivers to support a biodiversity ecosystem. They are also important to water quality
How to create an irrigation schedule
Plant root depth, canopy development, growth habits, and nutrient requirements in a given climate largely determine the irrigation schedule.
How to choose the right irrigation system
Farmers who are considering the purchase of an irrigation system for their vegetables or small fruits must consider many factors.
Fixing gullies the right way
Many factors cause gully erosion, but not all should be corrected the same way. Learn more about different practices to correct and to reduce gully erosion.
10 components of an irrigation system
Whether you are using a well or surface water to irrigate, the primary components of an irrigation system are often similar, if not identical.
How to create a rain garden
Rain gardens collect and soak up rainwater, reducing runoff. Learn how to create your own rain garden and choose the right plants for each zone.
Water access in winter pastures is critical
Water is essential for livestock year-round. For every pound of dry matter consumed, cattle will need to drink about seven pounds of water.
9 tips to conserve water on the farm this winter
Water conservation efforts are just as important during winter as they are during other seasons. Learn to improve management practices and conserve water.
Finding a little green space can go a long way
We all need to compromise for the good of nature, animals, wildlife, pollinators, and even ourselves. Protecting our natural resources will benefit us all.