Ground-penetrating radar, water-monitoring stations set up by U. of Arkansas research team

Extension researchers from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are taking the necessary steps to determine the effects of manure management at a hog farm. By studying things like “the fate and transport of manure and bacteria,” the “application of manure as fertilizer to farmlands on the quality of critical water,” and “the effectiveness and sustainability of alternative manure management techniques,” researchers will hopefully gain a better understanding of the soil and geologic features impacted. 

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