Friday, February 28, 2020

Tag: agriculture

Climate Change to Increase Farmland and Environmental Threats: Study

A new frontier that may increase farmland also poses environmental threats from degraded water quality and increased carbon emissions, according to a new study. The...

Natural Infrastructure Improves Water Quality in Agricultural Landscapes: Research

New research helps build the case for harnessing the power of natural infrastructure for large-scale wetland restoration. This approach can help improve water quality...

Anti-Sprawl Policies May Be Harming Water Quality: Study

Urban growth boundaries are created by governments in an effort to concentrate urban development—buildings, roads, and the utilities that support them—within a defined area....

New Funding to Help Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie and...

The governments of Canada and Ontario will be committing additional funding to help improve water quality in the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair...

New Program to Help Ontario Farmers Improve Water Quality

To mark this year's World Soil Day, the governments of Canada and Ontario are launching a $5.75 million, multi-year project to help Ontario farmers...

Researchers Engineer Soil Moisture Sensor to Reduce Water Consumption

A team of University of Connecticut researchers engineered a soil moisture sensor that responds to the global need to regulate water consumption in agriculture. The...

Diversification of Agricultural Crops Could Help Decrease Water Use

According to the authors of a new study, diversification of agricultural crops could help decrease water use, among other resource savings, but strategies to...

TD Bank Group Supports New ALUS Canada Project

TD Bank Group has been named as the launch sponsor for ALUS Canada’s New Acre™ Project, a corporate sponsorship program intended to spur investment...

Study Examines Benefits of Updating Agricultural Drainage Infrastructure

Massive networks of drains, pipes, and tiles that enable food production on much of the world’s most productive cropland are due for expansion and...

Germany, Netherlands Partner for Smallholder Water Adaptation

Earlier this month, the German Development Minister Gerd Müller hosted commissioners from the Netherlands-based Global Center on Adaptation Commissioners for a meeting of the...

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