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U.S. Department of Agriculture
A farmer's perspective on phosphorous management
A farmer's perspective on phosphorous management

From the time I graduated from college and returned to the farm, I have been dealing with government regulations, environmental extremists and animal rights activists. Over the years I have seen farmers (myself included) negotiate and give in little by little to the government on regulations, many of which were introduced by the extremists and activists mentioned above. Of course in Maryland it is never enough. Finish with one regulation and a new one comes up the next week. Well, I along with many farmers say enough is enough. Farmers like to deal with proven facts and not models that keep being disproved. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has failed to provide farmers with the...