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Evaluation and demonstration of VTA effectiveness to protect runoff water quality on small pork production facilities in Texas

Project Goals/Objectives: The goal of this project is to demonstrate and evaluate VTA effectiveness at small pork operations and transfer findings to natural resource agencies and pork producers.

Project Location: Martinez Creek in Bexar County, Big Elm Creek in Bell County, Wickson Creek in Brazos County, Little Brazos River in Robertson County

Project Costs: State Funds ($263,520)

Project Participant(s): TSSWCB, USDA-NRCS, USDA-ARS, Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory, Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Texas Water Resources Institute, Texas A&M Soil & Aquatic Microbiology Lab, Cooperating Pork Producers

Project Workplan: 14-50

Project Quality Assurance Project Plan(s): 14-50

"Protecting and Enhancing Natural Resources since 1939."

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