December 14, 2011

Revised conservation standards on nutrients by the USDA

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has revised its national conservation practice standards for nutrient management. The revision is designed to help producers better manage the application of nutrients on agriculture land "Protecting America's supply of clean and abundant water is an important objective for USDA," Vilsack said. "This precious resource is the foundation for healthy ecosystems and sustainable agricultural production. USDA provides voluntary technical and financial assistance to help producers manage their nutrients to ensure a clean and abundant water supply while maintaining viable farm and ranch operations." Read more ...

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