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This measure reflects the agency's efforts to reduce the amount of nitrogen reaching the nation's waterways, represented as tons of potential nitrogen loadings reduced. Nutrient runoff from agricultural operations is a nonpoint source of water quality impairment in lakes, streams, and oceans. An increase in available nitrogen has the potential to cause increases in algae in marine systems that decrease the amount of dissolved oxygen needed to sustain aquatic life. This measure directly supports the NRCS Strategic Plan Goal, "Clean and Abundant Water" and USDA's Strategic Plan Goal, "Protect ...
of disturbed soils in dry areas and during periods of inadequate rainfall. Additionally, irrigation also has a few other uses in crop production, which include protecting plants against frost, suppressing weed growing in grain fields and helping in preventing soil consolidation . In contrast, agriculture that relies only on direct rainfall is referred to as rain-fed or dryland farming . Irrigation systems are also used for dust suppression , disposal of sewage , and in mining . Irrigation is often studied together with drainage , which is the natural or artificial removal of surface and sub-surface water from a given area. ...
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Tray packs coming in at 30 ft./min. are merged on this "smart," servomotor-controlled configuration to exit at 250 ft./min. The smart conveyor, from Dorner Manufacturing, uses servomotors and photo eyes to accurately position the trays sent to the packaging infeed. Conveyors are no longer mere material handlers. Modular, flexible units wired for the computer age can connect to a plant's network, talk to machinery in front and in back of the conveyors, flip switches to turn themselves off and wake up when a signal comes down that dinner's coming -- and needs to be sent to the wrapper. Both the mechanical and ... market research, surveys and trends

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Leafy Spurge Timeline
– First Leafy Spurge Symposium. Much of the framework for today’s local, state and federal leafy spurge management programs was constructed at these annual meetings. 1988 – USDA-APHIS begins leafy spurge biological control program. 1990 – Researchers determine that leafy spurge infestations double in acreage every 10 years. 1991 – Agricultural economists at North Dakota State University estimate the ANNUAL economic impact of leafy spurge at $144 million for the Dakotas, Montana and Wyoming. 1996 – Proposal for TEAM Leafy Spurge area-wide program submitted. 1997 TEAM Leafy Spurge is selected as the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Soil Survey Field and Laboratory Methods Manual
different polygons or soil management zones, based on soil survey, ...... to strong control by antecedent weather and soil use. ..... Soil texture is the numerical proportion (percent by weight) of sand, silt, and clay in the ...... multiply by 5 to obtain replaceable calcium in parts per million (ppm) in the soil. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Google Answers: Effect of irradiation on Papaya
Hi, thank you for your question. The literature on irradiation shows that it is approved almost worldwide in low doses for tropical fruits like papaya, as well as some meats for preserving shelf life and eradicating certain diseases common to them. I have provided you with an overview of the literature below. This article refers to the specific ammount of irradiation safe to consumers and even refers specifically to papayas. Food & Pack (Australia) June 2002 HEADLINE: ANZFA votes food irradiation safe BODY: To date, Australians have not come face-to-face with irradiated produce, as irradiation of food was banned ...
How invasive is the Royal Empress tree in Texas? - Yahoo! Answers
I live in central texas and am concerned about its invasiveness. Will love to hear from some body who lives in Texas and had this tree for a few years. I am about to plant one but don't want to deal with several more Royal Empresses popping up on their own that I can't get rid of. Paulownia tomentosa (Thunb.) Sieb. & Zucc. ex Steud. Synonym(s): Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) Common Name(s): princess tree, princesstree, royal paulownia,and royal empress tree Duration: Perennial Habit: Tree Aquatic: USDA Plants: PATO2 Description: Deciduous tree to 60 feet (18 m) in height and 2 feet (60 cm) in ...