Nitrates linger decades in cropland soil

A 30-year study of nitrogen fertilizer use in France suggests that nitrate from the fertilizer lingers in the soil for decades and is likely to continue both being taken up by plants and leaking into groundwater for decades to come. The research was published Oct. 21 in the online edition of the Proceedings of the … Read more Nitrates linger decades in cropland soil

Water, science and the environment

The Freshwater Society blog publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Register now to attend Oct. 4 lecture on nitrogen pollution Food production – the … Read more Water, science and the environment