(Amy Mayer/Harvest Public Media)

Throughout the cropland of the Midwest, farmers use chemicals on their fields to nourish the plants and the soil. But excess nitrogen, phosphorus and other nutrients can wash off the fields and into streams, rivers and eventually the Gulf of Mexico.  New tools can help farmers monitor their soil and water so they can become part of the solution to this widespread problem.

EPA Forced to Decide on Nutrient Pollution Rules

Sep 27, 2013

The Federal Government could crack down on certain types of nutrient pollution thanks to a federal court ruling.