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Iowa State University Advances Saturated Riparian Buffers as a Promising Water-quality Practice for Crop Fields

December 17, 2018

A new technology for cleansing nutrients from water leaving Iowa’s tile-drained fields began with two Iowa State University researchers brainstorming after a professional meeting. Their “back of the napkin” discussion in 2010 led to development of saturated riparian buffers, a new conservation practice that is rapidly gaining interest in Iowa and far beyond. Read more about Iowa State University Advances Saturated Riparian Buffers as a Promising Water-quality Practice for Crop Fields

Nitrate Removal in a Saturated Riparian Buffer

Learn more about nitrate removal in a saturated riparian buffer from Dr. Tom Isenhart, a professor in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management at Iowa State University, one of the developers of this emerging conservation technology.