Woodchip Bioreactors for Nitrate in Agricultural Drainage

Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2009: $9,953.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2011
Grant Recipient: Iowa State University
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Graduate Student:
Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Matthew Helmers
Iowa State University
Reduce nitrate in subsurface drainage systems with woodchip bioreactors. Explains how bioreactors work, how to install and use them, their positive and negative impacts, and their costs.
Fact Sheet
Laura Christianson
Matthew Helmers
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
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