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How Ohio farmers are trying to shrink Lake Erie toxic algal...

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 02:52:35 EST

Farmers in Northwest Ohio realize that runoff from their fields feeds the giant toxic algal blooms that grow in Lake Erie's western basin each summer, and that they share responsibility for reducing the annual outbreak. Many are attacking the problem using innovations in farm machinery, enhanced soil conservation practices and a return to some old-fashioned organic farming methods.