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  • Tom_2013_med

    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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    Better than average?

    Jan 05, 2018 10:26 AM

    The Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll is always fascinating.  But one question was especially illuminating in this year’s survey.  Farmers were asked, “compared to other farm operations in your area, how well do you think your farm operation is performing in controlling soil erosion?”

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