This video is one of an eleven-part series that explores how people working on the landscape in a variety ways are helping to achieve the goals of the Lake Champlain phosphorus Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL). The TMDL is a pollution budget that establishes limits for the amount of phosphorus the lake can receive and […]
See an introduction to the Stormwater Management for Property Owners series.
Learn how stormwater forms, the influence of stormwater on water quality, and the cumulative impact across a watershed.
Learn to identify impervious surfaces and use a mapping exercise to estimate the percentage of impervious surface on your property.
Learn to identify stormwater sources and features that influence where stormwater flows and collects on your property.
Learn methods for determining soil conditions and how soil influences stormwater and infiltration, and discover online resources.
See how precision agriculture technology, such as drag-lines and manure injector systems, are being used on Vermont farms to manage for compaction, efficiency, soil health, and water quality. This video was produced by the Farmer’s Watershed Alliance in partnership with member farmers in Franklin County, Vermont. Learn more about FWA
See how precision agriculture technology, such as the Vector 300 and AgLeader display unit, are being used in Vermont in tandem with results from soil tests to manage nutrient needs on a field-specific level when making fertilizer rate application decisions. This video was produced by the Farmer’s Watershed Alliance in partnership with member farmers in […]
See how precision agriculture technologies, such as GPS and auto-steer, are being used on Vermont farms with equipment like the Great Plains Corn Planter, to implement conservation farming practices which improve efficiency, soil health, and water quality, while helping farmers follow their nutrient management plans (NMPs). This video was produced by the Farmer’s Watershed Alliance […]
See how precision agriculture technologies (such as GPS and precision mapping) are being used on Vermont farms with conservation farming equipment (such as the Valmar 6056 Air Seeder and Phillips Harrow 4505) to implement farming practices like reduced tillage & cover cropping which can improve efficiency, yields, soil health, and water quality on farms. This […]