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Archive by tag: agricultureReturn
The Farm Bill incorporates interests of ag community and water utilities
Certain provisions in the 2018 Farm Bill are bringing the agriculture community and water utilities to the table to improve and protect source water.Nutrients used for farming can wash into our source water, which impacts water utilities aiming to manage water supplies. To help address this, the 2018 Farm Bill requires that 10 percent ($4 billion over the next 10 years) of conservation funding be targeted for source water protection. This funding goes through the Natural Resources Conservation S...
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Protecting our water sources on World Water Day
This year's theme of "Nature for Water" draws attention to the solutions found in nature for the water challenges faced worldwide.
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