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Growers wary of revised NRCS nutrient standards

 

By MATTHEW WEAVER

Capital Press

Farmers say they are worried that new federal environmental standards could reduce the amount of phosphorus and nitrogen fertilizers they can use on their fields.

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is re-examining its standards for the amount of fertilizer or manure that can be applied on farm fields. Read More