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on November 8, 2010

USDA Report Ties Chesapeake Bay Pollution More Closely to Agriculture

Many farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed have adopted conservation practices aimed at stemming nutrient runoff from their fields, but a full 81 percent of the cropland in the watershed needs additional nutrient management, according to a recent...

Many farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed have adopted conservation practices aimed at stemming nutrient runoff from their fields, but a full 81 percent of the cropland in the watershed needs additional nutrient management, according to a recent USDA draft study.

The report, available in PDF format at this link

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