...featuring our friends Dick Sloan and Chad Ingels from the Lime Creek watershed. You can watch at http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/using-sensors-spoon-feed-crops-extreme-precision/. The story features ways that farmers can reduce the amount of nutrients leaving their land - including precision nutrient application, bioreactors, and, in Dick's case, a combination of cover crops, no-till, and prairie strips. (You can even see one of the tile boxes we monitor!)
Marty St. Clair is a chemistry and environmental studies professor at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.