Lawn Pesticides

See this pipe? The water coming out of it is called urban storm water runoff. As urban storm water runoff washes over lawns and gardens, it picks up pesticides along the way. The problem is when this contaminated water ends up in the Lower Chippewa River. According to the Wisconsin DNR “A pesticide is any […]

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Manure Application Planning with the Michigan EnviroImpact Tool

– To begin our webinar, focused on manure application planning with the Michigan EnviroImpact Tool, we would like to introduce ourselves. My name is Meaghan Gass and I serve with Michigan State University Extension and Michigan Sea Grant in the Saginaw Bay region of Michigan. Right here. – I’m Erica Rogers. I’m also with Michigan […]

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All About Flushing (Leaching) with Hydroponics

Most growers when they talk about flushing are actually describing something called leaching. Also, a lot of folks think it’s just something to do a week or so before harvest, rather than periodically throughout the lifecycle. So what is leaching? Well, it’s really all about reducing the concentration of dissolved minerals around your plants’ roots […]

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