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Reflecting on Scale and Interconnectivity

June 6, 2016

“The atoms of our bodies are traceable to stars that manufactured them in their cores and exploded these enriched ingredients across our galaxy, billions of years ago. For this reason, we are biologically connected to every other living thing in the world. We are chemically connected to all molecules on Earth. And we are atomically… Read More>

Microplastics, Microbeads & Regulations: 2016 State of the Union

June 6, 2016

Microplastics are defined as plastics smaller than 5 mm in diameter that can be categorized as primary or secondary microplastics, with primary being intentionally produced, and secondary being the decomposition or mechanical breakdown of larger macroplastics. Microbeads are tiny pieces of plastic added to personal care products, such as face and body washes and toothpastes,… Read More>

Data Evolved: The Ascent of R

June 6, 2016

Google. The Food and Drug Administration. John Deere. The National Weather Service. Waterborne Environmental. The commonality? All organizations use the power of R. In a world overwhelmed by data, the need for fast and accurate interpretation, summarization and analysis of large data sets is increasingly required. Enter R, the data environment and programming language that… Read More>


June 6, 2016

Our respected Principal Agronomist, Brian Jacobson, leaves behind a legacy in our Missouri office. Brian led this office for 20 years and focused his energy on developing Waterborne’s field studies program. He leveraged his expertise in field and aquatic dissipation, bioaccumulation, foliar wash-off, runoff, volatilization and pollen and nectar residues to develop new and better… Read More>

In Memoriam: Brian Jacobson, A Colleague, Father, Friend and Innovative Agronomist

June 6, 2016

  Brian Jacobson October 7, 1955 – March 3, 2016 Brian Jacobson, Principal Agronomist, a cherished friend and colleague, passed away on March 3, 2016, due to complications associated with pancreatic cancer. Brian had a distinguished professional career throughout his working life and Waterborne was very fortunate to have him as part of our team… Read More>

Monitoring Nutrient Loss and Water Quality in Illinois Production Agriculture

June 6, 2016

Nutrient cycling and water quality are topics that have been recently thrust to the forefront of agricultural research with the creation of state and federal Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategies. Waterborne Environmental believes that applied science and information-based approaches should guide decision-making around associated policy and regulation. In 2014, a partnership between Waterborne Environmental, Illinois Corn… Read More>

In Memoriam: Brian Jacobson

March 9, 2016

In Memoriam Brian Jacobson October 7, 1955 – March 3, 2016 Brian Jacobson, Principal Agronomist and a cherished colleague of ours at Waterborne, passed away on March 3 from complications associated with pancreatic cancer. It was our great privilege to have worked with Brian for over 20 years. Brian is regarded by those most knowledgeable in… Read More>

The Groundwater Monitoring Cycle

February 27, 2016

For the past decade, pesticide groundwater monitoring programs via prospective and retrospective studies were of diminished importance to regulators across the US and were often not considered during the registration process. While regulatory requirements for groundwater monitoring programs are beginning to emerge again in the US, Europe is full of activity to develop regulatory guidance… Read More>

Waterborne poster at the 2015 VAMLIS conference wins first place

November 17, 2015

Megan Sebasky, GIS Specialist, presented a poster and talk at the the 2015 Virginia GIS conference hosted by the Virginia Association for Mapping and Land Information Systems (VAMLIS) on October 20th in Charlottesville, VA. VAMLIS is a professional association in Virginia designed to provide educational and networking opportunities for professionals who have an interest in… Read More>

The Illinois Office Has Relocated!

October 27, 2015

After renovations, elaborate planning and organization, we are pleased to call our new address at 821 S. Neil Street in Champaign home. There will be a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 22, at 4pm at our new building. Both our President and CEO will be in attendance to signify the importance… Read More>