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The Impact of Proper Organic Fertilizer Management in Production of Agriculture

Project Goals/Objectives: Educate landowners on proper organic fertilizer management practices by implementing various organic fertilizer management practices on cultivated and pasture fields relating to application method, timing, and rate; Conducting demonstration and educational activities on the importance of proper organic fertilizer management; Demonstrating the difference in water quality for areas impacted and non-impacted by excessive nutrients.

Project Location: Leon River Below Proctor Lake, Segment 1221; Proctor Lake, Segment 1222; Resley Creek, Segment 1221A; Leon River Below Leon Reservoir, Segment 1223

Project Costs: Federal ($186,352); Non Federal Match ($126,579); Total ($312,931)

Project Participant(s): TSSWCB, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, USDA - Agricultural Research Service, Texas Water Resources Institute, and Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research

Project Workplan: 05-07

"Protecting and Enhancing Natural Resources since 1939."

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