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SWCDs Implement Conservation Practices on Farms in Chesapeake Bay Yields Positive Results

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Voluntary conservation on farms in the Chesapeake Bay watershed prevents runoff of nutrients, sediment Growing number of farmers use conservation practices in region Syracuse, NY December 5, 2013– A record number of voluntary conservation practices adopted by Chesapeake Bay farmers since 2006 have significantly reduced the amount of nitrogen, sediment and phosphorus leaving cultivated croplands, […]

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