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  • The science of today is the technology of tomorrow

    We Are Misappropriating Our Limited Resources

    Sep 03, 2018 06:31 PM

    The arguments to increase the number of publicly funded conservation employees has admittedly run its course. Therefore, the need to update technology in soil and water conservation is blatantly obvious. We know we all need to accomplish more with less. Let’s end the pretext for our lack of progress, and get on with improving technology. Before you respond and tell me why this is impossible, let me provide a response to the Top 5 arguments I hear for not improving technology.

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    Transforming Drainage with Saturated Buffers

    May 08, 2018 02:13 PM

    Early results indicate that a well-designed saturated buffer can conservatively remove 35% of the nitrates delivered through a tile line.

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    Random Acts of Conservation

    Apr 16, 2018 02:06 PM

    Farmers will continue to fall short of achieving water quality targets unless we, as conservationists, get serious about precision conservation. We simply cannot expect random acts of conservation to carry the day.

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    What’s bugging Tom

    Mar 27, 2018 02:56 PM

    I’m Tom Buman and this is what’s bugging me… Everybody wants to put their best foot forward. I get it. I realize it is important to report the good news, but when the good news is misleading, it bugs me. So here’s what’s bugging me.

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    Deny, deflect, defend

    Feb 14, 2018 04:35 PM

    Recently, I have heard some environmentalists complain about using tax payer money to clean up the environment. They say, “let the polluters pay,” meaning farmers should pay the entire bill. Really? Wow, talk about denying, deflecting, and defending.

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    World’s Greatest Beer?

    Jan 31, 2018 08:54 AM

    I understand now, why Vermonters take their water quality issues so seriously. It’s all about the beer. Good beer starts with clean water.

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