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Ohio State University soil professor gets World Food Prize
June 11, 2020 | By DAVID PITTA soil scientist whose research led to improved food production and a better understanding of how atmospheric carbon can be held in the soil to help combat climate change was named this year’s recipient of the World Food Prize.
The untold environmental pros of cow poop: Livestock and soil conservation go hand in hand
June 09, 2020 | By SPONSORED FEATURE: Special for Nebraska Corn BoardLivestock manure not only provides key nutrients to growing crops, but it also builds up the organic matter in topsoil over time, lending it both structure and fertility.
Bill aims to help farmers sell carbon credits
June 04, 2020 | By REBECCA BEITSCHThe agriculture industry would be able to participate in a growing carbon credit market under bipartisan legislation introduced Thursday that would funnel money to farmers who use sustainable practices.
Nitrogen Washing Off Midwest Farms Cause Billions in Annual Damage to Gulf of Mexico Fisheries and Marine Habitat, New Study Finds
June 01, 2020 | By Union of Concerned ScientistsDead Zone Compounds Crushing Pandemic Impact on Gulf Fishing Economy