Climate Change

Carmen Fernholz at his farm near Madison, Minnesota.

Greener farms of the future

U of M researchers are partnering with farmers to find new ways to cultivate the soil and raise animals—and help mitigate climate change.

Scientist measuring water levels in a wetland.
Research Brief

Wetland restoration offers best protection against agricultural run-off

University of Minnesota researchers, along with colleagues at institutions from the University of Kansas (KU), University of California-Irvine (UCI) and others, found that wetland restoration and construction along waterways are the most cost-effective way to reduce nitrate and sediment loads in large streams and rivers.

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Associate Professor , Center for Science, Technology and Environmental Policy

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Assistant Professor, Department of Soil, Water and Climate

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Assistant Research Professor, Department of Soil, Water, and Climate
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