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  • 10 Oct 2017 3:29 PM | Anonymous

    With excess nutrients impacting water quality nationwaid, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) today urged U.S. Congress to use the upcoming Farm Bill reauthorization to help farmers and water utilities work together to protect the nation's drinking water. Click here to read the full article

  • 10 Oct 2017 3:26 PM | Anonymous

    Looks can be deceiving.  Despite very high nutrient concentrations, many lakes located in heavily farmed regions look clear. Click here to read entire article

  • 10 Oct 2017 3:19 PM | Anonymous

    Minnesota residents, like Marla Waseka (St. Cloud), are concerned that strageties to protect the state's drinking water from farm fertilizers with high nitrate levels is not enough.Click here to read the article

  • 24 Sep 2017 9:30 AM | Anonymous

    A new study by IUPUI finds that practicing no-till alone is not sufficient to reduce water pollution from nitrates -> Read More

  • 20 Sep 2017 7:33 AM | Anonymous

    New farming approaches in Ghana generate increased yields and healthier soils. -> Read More

  • 19 Sep 2017 8:53 AM | Anonymous

    On September 23rd, the Minnesota Land Trust will be hosting an exclusive (and free!) tour of some of Minnesota's 'Treasured Places'.  Tour a restored property along East Indian Creek near Kellogg, and learn about conservation efforts taking place throughout the watershed -> Read More

  • 19 Sep 2017 8:45 AM | Anonymous

    The Cannon River Watershed Partnership hosted their Annual Watershed Cleanup on Saturday, September 16th.  Read More

  • 15 Sep 2017 8:39 AM | Anonymous

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has earmarked millions to address increased concerns of agricultural pollution in northeastern WI.  His solution is to convert manure into engery -> Read More

  • 13 Sep 2017 3:35 PM | Anonymous

    Gov. Dayton spent time in Ely, MN this week hosting his sixth of ten Water Quality Town Hall meetings.  This is part of the Governor's initiative to improve water quality in MN by 25% by the year 2025.  Ely locals that attended have mixed reactions to this campaign.

  • 13 Sep 2017 8:32 AM | Anonymous

    Wisconsin dairy farmers agree there is a need for manure regulations in the eastern part of the state, but only in certain situations.  The Wisconsin DNR has proposed changes to a decades-old rule, with an aim to protect groundwater that is impacted by manure practices -> Read More

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