Big Creek scientists take innovative approach to study
August. 26, 2014
• First year of study reveals no apparent effects of hog farm on Big Creek
• Monitoring provides regular data on water quality in creek and adjoining fields
• The study is aimed at protecting the Buffalo River watershed
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The complexities of water movement around a Newton County hog
farm in the Big Creek watershed have prompted researchers to use an innovative approach
to discover how nutrients move above and below ground.
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