MARIA STEIN - The ban is working.
Data show a ban on wintertime manure application has reduced nutrient runoff from the Chickasaw Creek subwatershed into Grand Lake.
"This is a good thing," said Stephen Jacquemin, Wright State University-Lake Campus associate professor, who helped analyze the data collected by Heidelberg University at a water-monitoring station on the creek. "Once these results are published, they have the opportunity to take on a larger importance to a regional level and perhaps a global level."
Jaquemin spoke during Monday's Ag Solutions meeting.
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