Nutrient and Pesticide Loads in Subsurface Drainage from Organic and Conventional Cropping Practices

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $104,777.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Region: North Central
State: Illinois
Project Coordinator:
Gregory McIsaac
Dept of Natural and Environmental Resources, University of Illinois

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, oats, rye, soybeans, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers, terraces
  • Education and Training: on-farm/ranch research
  • Pest Management: weather monitoring
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems
  • Soil Management: green manures, nutrient mineralization
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.