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Project ID: SD1941

Title: Alternative Conservation Practices to Improve Soil and Water Quality

Focus Categories: Conservation, Agriculture

Keywords: Agricultural Waterways, Subsurface Drainage, Water Quality, Conservation

Start Date: 03/01/2001

End Date: 02/28/2003

Federal Funds: $14,990

Non-Federal Matching Funds: $30,885

Congressional District: First

Principal Investigators:
Hal D. Werner
Professor, South Dakota State University

Todd T. Trooien
Associate Professor, South Dakota State University

Alan R. Bender
Assistant Professor, South Dakota State University


The overall goal of the project is to develop environmentally friendly and economically feasible water management practices for agricultural waterways in Eastern South Dakota. Specific objectives are to: monitor water quantity and quality discharges from agricultural waterways with alternative erosion control practices, use results to develop guidelines for alternative practices, and conduct educational programs on results of the project.

Progress/Completion Report PDF

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