Video: water testing for beef and dairy farmers


There are easy options for beef and dairy farmers who want to test how runoff is affecting nearby water.

Farmers running small and mid-sized operations can now obtain cheap water testing kits from 20 different Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offices. Directions for using the kit are in the video above.

For more information, read the Iowa Department of Natural Resources article here.

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About Michael Gallagher

I am originally from outside of Chicago, but I have spent the last five years in Iowa pursuing my education. From 2006-2010 I attended Grinnell College, where I received a B.A. in English. Currently, I am a graduate student in the University of Iowa's journalism department. In addition to my work for CGRER, I write for the non-profit investigative reporting organization Iowa Watch. Previously, I worked as a freelance writer, primarily contributing to Hoopla (The Gazette's arts and culture publication), and I assistant coached the Grinnell College cross country and track teams for a year. My interests include writing, running, watching the Chicago Bulls, and . . . environmental news!
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One Response to Video: water testing for beef and dairy farmers

  1. DailyDisgust says:

    Reblogged this on DailyDisgust and commented:
    More data leads to better solutions.

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