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Kansas Town Faces Big Bill to Clean Drinking Water

In farm country, the cost of nitrate pollution often falls on…

Wisconsin Groundwater Dispute Is a Warning Signal for the Eastern United States

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Water problems in states east of the Mississippi River mirror…

Healthy Soils Reduce Water Pollution

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Absorbent soils yields big benefits for air and water. Photo…

One Way to Ease California Drought: Recycle Wastewater For Irrigation

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Del Puerto Water District to buy a third of its water supply from Modesto and Turlock treatment plants.

Infographic: Ohio Passes Farm Regulations to Stop Lake Erie Toxic Algae

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Ohio passes its first regulations on farm practices and wastewater discharges since the Toledo drinking water crisis eight months ago.

Kansas Water District Votes on Ogallala Conservation Plan

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Using less water for agriculture is an idea spreading across…
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Census of Agriculture Data Is Christmas for Farm Nerds

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Farm data galore – by county and state, as well as nationally. Every…

Cause of Lake Erie’s Harmful Algal Blooms Gains More Certainty

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New research finds that agricultural practices lead to biggest…

Spending to Conserve Water on California Farms Will Not Increase Supply

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Benefits go to agriculture, but won’t help cities.

Study: Cutting Ogallala Water Use Now Will Benefit Kansas Later

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Not all is gloom and doom for the famed underground water resource…
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Report: USDA Says Farmers Expected to Plant More Water-efficient Crops in 2013

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Though corn acreage is forecasted to rise slightly over last year's planting, the biggest jump is predicted for sorghum, which uses less water.
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The Stream, December 12: Improving Agricultural Infrastructure

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Upgrades to the world's agricultural export infrastructure, such…