Impacts of Irrigated Vegetable Agriculture on a Humid North‐Central U.S. Sand Plain Aquifer

@inproceedings{Kraft1999ImpactsOI,
  title={Impacts of Irrigated Vegetable Agriculture on a Humid North‐Central U.S. Sand Plain Aquifer},
  author={George J. Kraft and Will Stites and David J. Mechenich},
  year={1999}
}
We determined the impacts of irrigated vegetable agriculture on ground water quality in a 29 km2 portion of the Wisconsin central sand plain (WCSP). Vegetable fields cover 22% of the study area and are used for growing potatoes, sweet corn, snap beans, peas, field corn, and soybeans. We found that contaminant plumes from fields underlay about 54% of the area. Plumes were 3 to >16 m thick and in places occupied the entire aquifer thickness. Impacted ground water retained the chemical signature… CONTINUE READING

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