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Manure’s role in disease studied in Vermont

November 4, 2014  by Burlington Free Press

November 4, 2014, South Burlington, VT – Manure’s boon to crop fertility is well known; its role as a source of unhealthy bacteria on fresh fruit and vegetables is being scrutinized by researchers at the University of Vermont.

A three-year study of E. coli populations and their migration to spinach crops begins this fall at a UVM test site near Swift Street in South Burlington. READ MORE


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