Farm ‘bioreactor’ will filter nitrate from water

Read the full story in the Quad City Times. See also: Wood chips could help cleanse farm field run-off (Cornell University, 2013).

The state of Iowa has adopted a voluntary Nutrient Reduction Strategy, inspiring more strategies for filtering farm water before it reaches streams. One such strategy is the installation of “bioreactors” at the edge of fields.

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