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