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On the Border of Minnesota and Wisconsin

Posted by Bryan Runck on May 19, 2013 at 11:07am 0 Comments

Thank you everyone for a fantastic week of exploring agriculture. Please feel free to leave any feedback about the trip (positive or constructive!) in the comment section of this blog post.

Minnesota's Agricultural Future

Posted by Patrick Ewing on May 17, 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

Good afternoon everyone! Here is the fourth and final installation about Minnesota's agricultural and physical environment. Today, the focus is on challenges and opportunities for Minnesotan agriculture going forward. As always, compare these maps with those in previous posts to see how land use and the environment combine and create new, unique properties.

This map focuses on nitrate pollution in ground water shallower than 10 m deep. Nitrate is an important plant nutrient that most farmers supply either directly as potassium nitrate, or indirectly through other synthetic and organic fertilizers that soil microbes turn into nitrate. Nitrate moves through the soil quickly, which means crops can use it really easily and grow well. It also means, though, that…

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MPR Ground Level Blog about G2R

Posted by Bryan Runck on May 16, 2013 at 10:54pm 0 Comments

The G2R project was featured again on the MPR Ground Level blog. The Ground Level blog seeks to identify topics that are "significant and complex and that play out at the local level."

 
 
 

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