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Recycle phosphorus before it goes into public waters

August 19, 2020  By Immokalee Bulletin

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

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