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Nonpoint Pollution from Agriculture

Other Resources

Scientific studies/technical reports | Information resources | Ecology publications

Scientific studies and technical reports

Nitrogen Use by Crops and the Fate of Nitrogen in the Soil and Vadose Zone (WSU)
https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/publications/SummaryPages/0010015.html

Sumas-Blaine Aquifer Nitrate Contamination Summary
https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/publications/summarypages/1203026.html

Information Resources

Washington Department of Ecology – contact your nearest office:
www.ecy.wa.gov/org.html

Washington Conservation Commission:
http://www.scc.wa.gov/

Find your local Conservation District:
http://www.wacd.org/

Washington Department of Agriculture Dairy Nutrient Management
http://agr.wa.gov/FoodAnimal/Livestock-Nutrient/

USDA news: Reducing Agriculture’s Nitrogen Footprint: Are New Policy Approaches Needed?
http://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2011/september/nitrogen-footprint/

Natural Resources Conservation Service - Washington State
www.wa.nrcs.usda.gov/

Farm Service Agency
www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=landing&topic=landing

Department of Ecology publications and resources:

Focus on Livestock and Water Quality
https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/publications/SummaryPages/1210029.html

Riparian Restoration: A Collection of Landowner’s Perspectives
https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/publications/SummaryPages/0410068.html

Washington Waters – Ours to Protect
www.ecy.wa.gov/washington_waters/

Small Farm Manure Management education web site
www.ecy.wa.gov/washington_waters/farms.html

Small Farms Manure Education Poster:
www.ecy.wa.gov/washington_waters/docs/posters_farmsNEW.pdf

Focus on Livestock and Water Quality: How Does Ecology Work with Non-dairy Livestock?
https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/publications/SummaryPages/1110015.html

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Last updated March 2013