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Agriculture and water quality

Agriculture and water quality

proceedings of a conference organized by the Agricultural Development and Advisory Service and the Agricultural Research Council, 17-19 December 1974.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural wastes -- Environmental aspects -- Great Britain -- Congresses.,
    • Water -- Pollution -- Great Britain -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesTechnical bulletin - Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food ; 32, Technical bulletin (Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) ;, 32.
      ContributionsGreat Britain. Agricultural Development and Advisory Service., Agricultural Research Council (Great Britain)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS217 .A6134 no. 32, TD930 .A6134 no. 32
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 469 p., [2] fold. p. of plates :
      Number of Pages469
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4603772M
      ISBN 100112408931
      LC Control Number77366894

      Water quality refers to the chemical, physical, biological, and radiological characteristics of water. It is a measure of the condition of water relative to the requirements of one or more biotic species and or to any human need or purpose. It is most frequently used by reference to a set of standards against which compliance, generally achieved through treatment of the water, can be assessed. Agriculture’s impacts on water quality | 3 Introduction This report identifies the challenges, evidence gaps, progress towards and potential solutions for dealing with issues of environmental water quality associated with UK agriculture. It considers whether it is possible to balance high aspirations. Our mission is to provide regulatory guidance, environmental awareness and implement an energy strategy that will bring economic benefits to the Commonwealth while protecting the environment and improving the quality of life for Kentucky businesses, workers and the public in general. Woodland Owners Training Manual for Developing a Forestry Agriculture Water Quality Plan Jeffrey W. Stringer, Associate Professor, Extension Specialist in Hardwood Silviculture All parties involved in forestry operations, including land-owners, loggers, and silvicultural operators, .


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