2019 Final Projects

The effect of cover crops on surface water quality: A paired watershed experiment in the Lake Bloomington watershed

Nitrogen management systems in tile-drained fields: Optimizing yields while minimizing losses

Demonstration and monitoring of nutrient-removal wetlands in the Big Bureau Creek watershed (Northern/Central Illinois)

Evaluating nutrient loss reduction strategies: longer rotation with cover crops and bioreactor

Nitrogen Rate Research & NREC Project Partnership

Assessing synergies and tradeoffs of recommended BMPs to reduce nutrient loss

Understanding mechanisms and processes of dissolved reactive phosphate (DRP) loss in Illinois tile-drained fields

Cereal Rye Ahead of Corn: N Catch and Release

Web-based Decision Support Tool for Cover Crop Management

A Long-term Evaluation of Nitrogen Application Timing and Cover Crops Impacts on the Fate and Availability of Nitrogen Fertilizer and Crop Production on Tile Drained Fields

Drainage water management and saturated buffers for achieving NLRS goals

Bioreactors for Illinois: Smaller, Better, Faster

Assessing Suitability and Benefits of Cover Crops in Illinois

Assessing tile depth and spacing impact on nutrient losses and crop production

Water quality and agronomic impacts of gypsum applications in Southern Illinois

Reducing P Loss in Southern Illinois: Producers, Practices, and Productivity

Evaluating slow‐release P fertilizers to increase crop production and environmental quality

On-Farm Evaluation and Demonstration of Reduced Off-Farm Nutrient Transport through Drainage Water Recycling

Towards Management of Dissimilatory Nitrate Reduction to Ammonium for Nitrate Retention in Agricultural Soils

Water and Sediment Control Basins (WASCoBs) influence on Crop Yields and Water Quality

Designer Biochar to Capture and Recycle Phosphorous from Tile Drainage Systems

Reducing Nutrient Loads in WASCOBs in Southern Illinois

Minimizing phosphorus and nitrogen loss from agricultural systems with cover crops and tillage in Southern Illinois

Watershed-scale response of agricultural systems to drainage water management in Central Illinois

Insect Management in Cover Crop Systems

Modelling and Designing Saturated Buffers for Nitrogen and Phosphorus Mitigation in Illinois

Precision Nitrogen Management of Corn for Improving Farm Profitability and Water Quality in Southern Illinois

Nitrogen placement and application timing for best efficiency, growth, and yield of corn across Illinois.