Content tagged "erosion"

Cause, Affect and Prevention of Erosion on Urban Trees

Site clearing and land grading are two construction activities that typically increase soil erosion. These actions change the soil profile and structure,...

Using Barriers to Control Erosion after a Wildfire

Wildfire Updated: December 01, 2015

Article Written by: Yvonne Barkley, University of Idaho Extension, Moscow, ID  Using barriers to control erosion after a wildfire is a common practice....

How to Determine Burn Severity After a Wildfire

Wildfire Updated: December 01, 2015

Article Written by: Yvonne Barkley, University of Idaho Extension, Moscow, ID  It is important to determine the burn severity of a wildfire as many...

Erosion Potential After A Wildfire

Wildfire Updated: November 20, 2015

 Assessing the erosion potential after a wildfire is an important step of post-fire management. Erosion is a natural process occurring on landscapes at...

The Arkansas Discovery Farm Program: Connecting Science to the Farm

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Agriculture in Arkansas is under increasing pressure to manage nutrients and sediment in an environmentally...

What are the pros and cons of using crop residues or wastes for biofuel production?

Farm Energy Updated: July 05, 2012

Corn stover, straw, and other crop residues remaining after harvest can be an excellent source of organic material for biofuel production. They are...

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