Photo courtesy: Tom Barnes and UK Forestry and Natural Resources - Extension
The Environmental and Natural Resource Issues (ENRI) Task Force is part of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service. It was formed to identify emerging issues potentially affecting the environment or impacting natural resources and to develop programming to educate our urban and rural audiences.
What's happening here?
These turfgrass plots are being prepared for a rainfall simulation experiment. Through a series of simulations, we will evaluate phosphorus (P) runoff from lawns. This is important because P is a nutrient that can enter our stormwater systems and contribute to water quality problems.