Kentucky Geological Survey Information Circular


An assessment of how present agricultural practices have influenced shallow groundwater and soil quality was conducted on a 540-acre farm in north-central Henderson County. Groundwater- and soil-quality data were collected from row crop (corn and soybean), alfalfa, and pasture fields. In addition to the field settings, groundwater and soil data were collected from the existing farmyard and an abandoned feedlot. Groundwater samples were analyzed for pH, specific conductance, temperature, oxidation-reduction potential, metals, anions, nutrients, herbicides, and various isotopes. Soil samples were analyzed for pH, bioavailable phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, organic matter, total nitrogen, and inorganic nitrogen (nitrate-N). Soil- and groundwater-quality data are presented in the appendices.

Publication Date



Series XII

Report Number

Information Circular 19

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

IC 19 appendices.xls (1023 kB)
Appendices A through R, except Appendix C

IC 19 appendix c.pdf (1683 kB)
Appendix C: Construction Diagrams for the Corn, Alfalfa, Pasture, and DW05 Monitoring Wells