Edge of Field Technologies - Resources
NRCS diagram that qualifies various ecosystem effects and management outcomes associated with restored or constructed wetlands.
USDA NRCS Conservation Practice Standard (605) for denitrifying biorector.
USDA Iowa NRCS overview and practice standards regarding bioreactors.
Farmers are stewards of the land, and in Iowa's Boone River watershed, they're working with The Nature Conservancy to improve water quality and wildlife habi...
Iowa State University Extension overview of woodchip bioreactors for nitrate treatment.
PhD Dissertation: Design and performance of denitrification bioreactors for agricultural drainage. Dr. Laura Christianson. Now at the University of Illinois (http://cropsci.illinois.edu/directory/lechris)
An introduction to wetland ecology, implementation, management and government cost share programs from the Iowa Learning Farm.
Riparian buffer planning, design, and management guide from the Iowa State University Riparian Buffer team.
Website of the Iowa State University Riparian Buffer Research Group. Topics covered: Buffer design, management, and research findings.
Calculator developed at Purdue University to estimate the size and cost of a woodchip bioreactor.