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Maryland releases revised phosphorus regulations


September 6, 2013, Annapolis, MD — After pulling proposed phosphorus regulations a day before the public hearing, the Maryland Department of Agriculture has released changes on when and how farmers can apply manure to their fields.

The revised phosphorus management tool will be phased in through October of 2014, during which time farmers reviewing their nutrient management plans will see how much manure they can apply now and how much they’ll be able to use after the change. READ MORE