The Swan Lake Wildlife Management Area in Nicollet County, MN. Left is a fall tilled field. Image: March 25, 2017.
Image of soil suspended in air due to high winds in southwest Minnesota. Link to more information.
Cover crop on Clear Water Grains experimental winter barley plots after harvest. September corn in background.
Early morning late December corn stalks covered in a thin snow cover. Crop residue helps hold snow in place.
Algae is often phosphorus limited in fresh water ecosystems, indicating high phosphorus levels in this wetland on Highway 212 in southcentral Minnesota.
Flying out of Minneapolis near East Bloomington, Minnesota.
Minneapolis has experiences significant suburban sprawl bringing sub-developments edge to edge with farm fields
Flying into MSP. Washburn High School athletics field. Streaks of urban forest.
in radish / clover cover crop
Photo complements Patrick Ewing who researches nutrient cycling in ridge-till systems
Moldboard plow flips the soil. P.M. Ewing photo credit.