Voluntary or EPA regulated ---
which option do we want?

Whether we like it or not we as farmers will either have to voluntarily change our farming practices to dramatically reduce the run-off and nitrogen issues pertaining to rivers and ground water or the EPA will end up "Dictating" to us how we farm our land.

Below are some links to EPA regulations, Hypoxia and TMDLs (total maximum daily loads) of nutrients in the watersheds.


On the following pages you'll see many images that show what is occuring year after year and shows how tillage will have to be dramatically reduced to help solve the run-off issues.