As major phosphorus-related water impairments continue to generate headlines and stir regulatory interest, there is an increasing need to better understand factors impacting phosphorus (P) transported from areas where agriculture is heavily underpinned by tile drainage. Substantial opportunities to reduce Illinois’ point-source P loads exist, but the agricultural sector will nevertheless need to play a role in meeting P reduction targets.
Developed by: Dr. Laura Christianson, Crop Sciences, University of Illinois
Illinois Water Resources Center
Our partners at the Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association (IFCA) and Illinois Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) announced today that Illinois has again taken the lead on certifying professionals in 4R Nutrient Management.