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  • 05 Jan 2018 2:56 PM | Anonymous

    The biggest peice of legislation that affects farmers is the federal farm bill, written every five years.  It covers crop and livestock agriculture, conservation, research, woodlands, and food and nutrition assistance.  Here is a look at the top five things farmers want in 2018... 

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  • 03 Jan 2018 2:44 PM | Anonymous

    More and more Minnesota cities are tackling Dioxane contamination in their water sources.  This chemical is difficult to treat, but maufactures, including Tide-maker Procter & Gamble, are making high-profile efforts to reduce 1,4-dioane in their products. Click here to read the full article

  • 02 Jan 2018 2:53 PM | Anonymous

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District is preparing to accept bids for the first phase of dredging in Fountain Lake.  Click here to read more

  • 02 Jan 2018 2:48 PM | Anonymous

    What are some of the 'hot button' conservation/outdoor issues forcasted for 2018? Read more to find out

  • 02 Jan 2018 2:38 PM | Anonymous

    Minnesota Trout Unlimited is reminding locals to go light on the salt application when treating icy surfaces, as the salt causes eventual pollution issues in streams and wetlands.  Fishermen were at Cold Creek, near Zumbro Falls, on Monday and reported water temperatures almost 50 degrees warmer than the air temperature.  Click here to read more

  • 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

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