Palouse agriculture slice

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)

Sumas-Blaine Aquifer Nitrate Contamination Summary

Information Resources

Washington Department of Ecology – contact your nearest office:

Washington Conservation Commission:

Find your local Conservation District:

Washington Department of Agriculture Dairy Nutrient Management

USDA news: Reducing Agriculture’s Nitrogen Footprint: Are New Policy Approaches Needed?

Natural Resources Conservation Service - Washington State

Farm Service Agency

Department of Ecology publications and resources:

Focus on Livestock and Water Quality

Riparian Restoration: A Collection of Landowner’s Perspectives

Washington Waters – Ours to Protect

Small Farm Manure Management education web site

Small Farms Manure Education Poster:

Focus on Livestock and Water Quality: How Does Ecology Work with Non-dairy Livestock?

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Last updated March 2013