Karst may keep a grip on phosphorus

Karst may keep a grip on phosphorus

Research Highlights  »  Environment Karst may keep a grip on phosphorus The ProblemArkansas’ Ozarks are built of porous sedimentary rock known as karst. This same land is home to farm operations that need fertilizer. Researchers looked into the transport and...
In an age of abundance, efficient phosphorus use is key

In an age of abundance, efficient phosphorus use is key

Research Highlights  »  Environment In an age of abundance, efficient phosphorus use is key The ProblemPhosphorus from animal manure has long been used for agricultural fertilizer. As the scale of production continues to grow, phosphorus — like other finite...
Fertilizer decisions affect methane released from soil

Fertilizer decisions affect methane released from soil

Research Highlights  »  Environment Fertilizer decisions affect methane released from soil The Problem ​Greenhouse gases are a byproduct of modern life, including farming. While only a small fraction of greenhouse gases are attributed to agriculture,...
Discovery farm program forges path to water conservation

Discovery farm program forges path to water conservation

Research Highlights  »  Environment Discovery farm program forges path to water conservation The ProblemWater quality and quantity is a key concern in Arkansas, a state where agriculture is the biggest industry. The Discovery Farm program seeks ways to...