April 6, 2020 8:53 am

One of the easiest ways for farmers to start contributing to the improvement of their local water quality is to focus on improving their soil quality, Hogseth said. That includes practices such as armoring the soil, minimizing or eliminating tillage, increasing plant diversity, keeping living roots in the ground year-round, and integrating livestock to recycle nutrients and decrease synthetic fertilizers. Read more.

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