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Tour Highlights How Farm Practices Can Protect Drinking Water
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Stroud™ Water Research Center’s Executive Director, David Arscott, Ph.D., recently spoke with members of the Christina River Basin Task Force on a tour of Hoopes’ farm. 

Cover Cropping Series
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The Stroud Center sponsored a series of cover cropping articles written by Steve Groff, a cover crop researcher and owner of Cover Crop Coaching.

Clean by Design
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38 Master of Landscape Architecture students from the University of Pennsylvania visited Stroud Water Research Center to learn about protecting clean fresh water through land use and best management practices. Distinguished Research Scientist and President Bern Sweeney, Ph.D., led the program.

Q & A: Rewarding Private Behavior to Enhance the Commons
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Stroud Center president Bern Sweeney, Ph.D., and Jamie Blaine published an op-ed piece in the September 2016 issue of Freshwater Science proposing a new system to reward private behavior to…

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Partnership in Cover Crop Research Bears Fruit
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Cover cropping coach, Steve Groff, explains in Lancaster Farming how a project at Meadow Springs Farm is a rare opportunity for Stroud Center scientists to closely observe and measure the…

From Stream to Tap: Keeping Fresh Water Clean and Safe
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Water treatment facilities have procedures in place to make water safe for drinking. But the dirtier the water, the greater the cost to treat it.

Senator Gets First-Hand Look at Conservation Practices
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Riparian buffers, cover crops, even rain gutters on the barn can make a big difference to water quality. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr. saw all this and more on a farm tour that showcased conservation upgrades.

Conservation Awards Given to Stroud Center and Deep Roots Valley Farm
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We’re excited to share that the Stroud Center was named Conservation Organization of the Year by the Berks County Conservation District.

Scientists Study How to Keep Pathogens Out of Drinking-Water Sources
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Stroud Center scientists are studying how well best management practices on farms protect drinking-water sources from pollution.

Healthy Streams for Healthy Herds
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When farmers improve the health of streams on their land, it also improves the health of their herds.

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