Water

Land, water conservation in northern Michigan aided by $5.7M investment

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, on Sept. 23 announced $5,700,000 in federal funding, matched by private investment, that will help reconnect broken streams... more »

University of Georgia’s Huang gets nearly $1.6M from EPA for pollutant research

The EPA recently awarded nearly $1.6 million in research funding to University of Georgia’s Jack Huang to research cost-effective treatments to remove per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from water, wastewater and biosolids to ensure safe... more »

Better test, water filtration for Cyclospora sought in research

Kali Kniel is navigating the relatively uncharted waters of developing a more accurate test for Cyclospora cayetanensis, an emerging pathogenic protozoan parasite possibly found in agricultural water supplies. "Cyclospora is kind of an enigma -... more »

On-farm water and energy efficiency advisory group members sought

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Environmental Farming Act Science Advisory Panel (EFA SAP) is accepting applications from stakeholders interested in serving on an ad hoc advisory group to provide input about on-farm water and energy... more »

‘GatorByte’ to detect water quality less expensively – and at different places, times

A water-quality buoy called ‘GatorByte” might help resource managers monitor water quality over space and time – all for as little as $1,500. Eban Bean, a UF/IFAS assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering (ABE),... more »

You will know if your farm water sources are at risk with testing

How do you know if your water sources are low risk? An annual water system inspection is the way to go. Whether the farm uses groundwater or surface water, evaluating the extent of control involves... more »

Duncan Family Farms first to install Kuntze irrigation water treatment system

Goodyear, Arizona-based Duncan Family Farms, a leading family-owned, multi-regional grower of over 7,000 acres of certified organic produce, announced Aug. 31 the installation of a highly effective, controllable and transportable treatment system for irrigation water.... more »

Website helps Washington growers log agriculture water testing data

A growing number of fruit and vegetable growers in the Columbia Basin are working with researchers in Washington State University Extension to find an easier way to track and share data on water quality used... more »


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