Dept. of Natural Resource Sciences


Nutrient pollution is one of the most significant environmental issues of our time, driven by the oversupply of fertilizer and manure to agricultural land. Most policies focus on changing farmer behavior, which is extremely difficult, largely ineffective and a major reason why pollution levels continue to rise. A more creative governance framework that can avoid the pitfalls of farmer-focused policies while spurring reductions in agricultural nutrient pollution is critical.

Classified as: david kanter, nutrient pollution, environment
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