Evaluating the Effectiveness of Best Management Practices to Reduce Nutrient Loadings from Beef Cattle Ranches to Lake Okeechobee

@inproceedings{Graham2009EvaluatingTE,
  title={Evaluating the Effectiveness of Best Management Practices to Reduce Nutrient Loadings from Beef Cattle Ranches to Lake Okeechobee},
  author={Wendy Graham and Alan J. Hodges and George O'Connor},
  year={2009}
}
Cow-calf operations are a source of excessive Nitrogen (N) and Phosphorus (P) loadings in the Lake Okeechobee basin, Florida (USA). A study was conducted at a beef-cattle ranch to evaluate ditch fencing and culvert crossing (DFCC) as a best management practice (BMP) implemented to improve downstream water quality. The BMP was implemented within a ditch… CONTINUE READING