This bulletin is a compilation of 6 publications that examine pollution of the Minnesota River by suspended solids (largely sediment) and other pollutants that result from agricultural runoff. Explains the economic and environmental impact of various tillage practices. Included are "Description of the Minnesota River Basin and General Recommendations of Residue Management Systems for Sediment Control," "Sediment Problems and Solutions for the Minnesota River," "Tillage Best Management Practices for Corn-Soybean Rotations in the Minnesota River Basin," "Tillage Best Management Practices for Continuous Corn in the Minnesota River Basin," Tillage Best Management Practices for Small Grain Production in the Upper Minnesota River Basin," and "Economic Comparison of Incremental Changes in Tillage Systems in the Minnesota River Basin." For farmers, pollution control personnel, soil and water conservation district personnel, vo-ag teachers and their students and extension educators.
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