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Washington"s agricultural management systems for clean water

Washington"s agricultural management systems for clean water

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Published by Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture, Washington State University in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality management -- Washington (State),
  • Water-supply, Agricultural -- Quality -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarl Engle ... [et al.]
    SeriesExtension bulletin -- 1000., Extension bulletin (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 1000.
    ContributionsEngle, Carl., Washington State University. Cooperative Extension.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14664654M
    OCLC/WorldCa22611760

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    Chapter 3 Agricultural Wastes and Water, Air, and Animal Resources Part Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook (AWMFH, 4/92) 3–3 When manure or other organic matter is added to water, the decay process occurs just as it does on land. Micro-organisms attack these organic materials and begin to consume and convert them. If the water. Ridge-till systems manage crop residue on the soil surface year round, while growing crops on pre-formed ridges alternated with furrows protected by crop residue. Although each of the residue management practices can have favorable impacts on soil, water, and air quality, they can vary in the degree of this impact.


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