Minnesota enacts new agricultural buffer zone rules

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Minnesota is rolling out new, stricter standards for buffer zones strips of vegetation that keep some pollutants from washing off farm fields into waterways.

Tom Weber checks in with John Jaschke on how these new standards will be implemented and enforced. They discuss how the DNR is creating resources for landowners such as a mapping project to determine what kinds of buffers are required.

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