Minnesota Spring
Minnesota Spring

The Swan Lake Wildlife Management Area in Nicollet County, MN. Left is a fall tilled field. Image: March 25, 2017.

Wind erosion
Wind erosion

Image of soil suspended in air due to high winds in southwest Minnesota. Link to more information.

Tillage radishes and red clover
Tillage radishes and red clover

Cover crop on Clear Water Grains experimental winter barley plots after harvest. September corn in background.

Corn stalks and thin snow
Corn stalks and thin snow

Early morning late December corn stalks covered in a thin snow cover. Crop residue helps hold snow in place.

Wetland with algae
Wetland with algae

Algae is often phosphorus limited in fresh water ecosystems, indicating high phosphorus levels in this wetland on Highway 212 in southcentral Minnesota.

Minnesota River, Highway 77, Excel Energy Plant
Minnesota River, Highway 77, Excel Energy Plant

Flying out of Minneapolis near East Bloomington, Minnesota.

South of Minneapolis, suburban development
South of Minneapolis, suburban development

Minneapolis has experiences significant suburban sprawl bringing sub-developments edge to edge with farm fields

35W to Minneapolis
35W to Minneapolis

Flying into MSP. Washburn High School athletics field. Streaks of urban forest.

Crude oil on trains
Crude oil on trains

Image from southern Minnesota. 2014 StarTribune news report on number of trains. Current Bakken oil production lower because of depressed prices.

Winnie dog
Winnie dog

in radish / clover cover crop

Ridge-till corn
Ridge-till corn

Photo complements Patrick Ewing who researches nutrient cycling in ridge-till systems

Stream bank erosion
Stream bank erosion

Cause of a significant amount of sediment and phosphorus pollution in the Minnesota river basin. One focal point of collaborative geodesign. P.M. Ewing photo credit.

Moldboard plow
Moldboard plow

Moldboard plow flips the soil. P.M. Ewing photo credit.

Minnesota Spring
Wind erosion
Tillage radishes and red clover
Corn stalks and thin snow
Wetland with algae
Minnesota River, Highway 77, Excel Energy Plant
South of Minneapolis, suburban development
35W to Minneapolis
Crude oil on trains
Winnie dog
Ridge-till corn
Stream bank erosion
Moldboard plow
Minnesota Spring

The Swan Lake Wildlife Management Area in Nicollet County, MN. Left is a fall tilled field. Image: March 25, 2017.

Wind erosion

Image of soil suspended in air due to high winds in southwest Minnesota. Link to more information.

Tillage radishes and red clover

Cover crop on Clear Water Grains experimental winter barley plots after harvest. September corn in background.

Corn stalks and thin snow

Early morning late December corn stalks covered in a thin snow cover. Crop residue helps hold snow in place.

Wetland with algae

Algae is often phosphorus limited in fresh water ecosystems, indicating high phosphorus levels in this wetland on Highway 212 in southcentral Minnesota.

Minnesota River, Highway 77, Excel Energy Plant

Flying out of Minneapolis near East Bloomington, Minnesota.

South of Minneapolis, suburban development

Minneapolis has experiences significant suburban sprawl bringing sub-developments edge to edge with farm fields

35W to Minneapolis

Flying into MSP. Washburn High School athletics field. Streaks of urban forest.

Crude oil on trains

Image from southern Minnesota. 2014 StarTribune news report on number of trains. Current Bakken oil production lower because of depressed prices.

Winnie dog

in radish / clover cover crop

Ridge-till corn

Photo complements Patrick Ewing who researches nutrient cycling in ridge-till systems

Stream bank erosion

Cause of a significant amount of sediment and phosphorus pollution in the Minnesota river basin. One focal point of collaborative geodesign. P.M. Ewing photo credit.

Moldboard plow

Moldboard plow flips the soil. P.M. Ewing photo credit.

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