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Recycle phosphorus before it goes into public waters


August 19, 2020
By Immokalee Bulletin

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Recycle phosphorus while it’s still on the farm, and you can help prevent the nutrient from flowing downstream — where it could pollute water bodies — says a University of Florida scientist.

Reusing phosphorus using on-farm ponds can cost the state less than $40 per kilogram compared to $355 to $909 to treat the phosphorus before it goes downstream, according to a new study led by Sanjay Shukla, a UF/IFAS professor of agricultural and biological engineering. | READ MORE