Post submitted by Tianna Griffin, the Iowa Water Center’s Special Projects Assistant A recent article by Behnke et al. (2018) evaluates the long-term effects of crop rotation and tillage practices on yield and greenhouse gas emission for corn (C), soybeans (S), and wheat (W). The rotations were CCC, CS, CSW, SSS, SC, WCS, with each… Read More Long-term crop rotation and tillage effects on soil greenhouse gas emissions and crop production Illinois, USA (Research Summary)
Post submitted by Lindsay Brown, recent graduate from Iowa State University and member of Iowa State’s Soil and Water Conservation Club (SWCC) My name is Lindsay Brown and I have recently graduated Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Environmental Science. I joined the Soil and Water Conservation Club (SWCC)… Read More Why I am Getting into Soil and Water
[Editor’s Note: We would like to thank Tianna for all of her hard work while at the Iowa Water Center. We wish her the best on her next endeavors!] Post submitted by Tianna Griffin, the Iowa Water Center’s Special Projects Assistant As my time with the Iowa Water Center comes to an end, I would… Read More Reflecting on the Iowa Water Center
Get to know Emily Martin, a graduate student at Iowa State University who is seeking solutions to water problems.
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Post submitted by Tianna Griffin, the Iowa Water Center’s Special Projects Assistant Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI) 2018 Annual Conference was an event that brought families, farmers and professionals together to learn and meet new people. It was my first time attending a conference and it won’t be my last. The event was from January… Read More 2018 Practical Farmers of Iowa Annual Conference
Post submitted by Emily Martin, MS Environmental Science student at Iowa State University and recipient of the Graduate Student Supplemental Research Competition Since the last update, we switched the focus of our study to the ability of biochar to remove nitrate in comparison to a woodchip-only bioreactor. As a reminder, the original goal of the project… Read More Winter Update from the IWC Graduate Student Research Grant Program: Emily Martin
Hello all, My name is Tianna Griffin and I am excited to announce that I am Iowa Water Center’s new Special Projects Assistant! I am pursuing an undergraduate degree in agronomy with an emphasis in agroecology and minoring in horticulture with an emphasis in fruit and vegetable production. I am from Davenport, Iowa, and I… Read More Meet our new Special Projects Assistant