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4 years 5 months ago

New wind energy: turning wind into fertilizer

Researchers in Minnesota soon will produce fertilizer from the wind. Work is beginning on a nearly $4 million project that uses wind power from a towering turbine to produce anhydrous ammonia, a common nitrogen-based fertilizer. The fertilizer produced at the test plant at the University of Minnesota in Morris...

5 years 2 months ago

Stinky blue-green algae blamed for dog deaths

Waterways across the upper Midwest are increasingly plagued with ugly, smelly and potentially deadly blue-green algae, bloomed by drought and fertilizer runoffs from farm fields, that's killed dozens of dogs and sickened many people. Aquatic biologists say it's a problem that falls somewhere between a human health concern and...

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