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Friday, May 6th, 2011
Photo by Nancy Allen/The Daily Standard

The jar of water at left is runoff from a field with cover crops and the jar at right is from a conventionally-tilled field. Local volunteers are raising money to increase funding for Extension for outreach to farmers to help them reduce nutrient runoff.

Related online story:
After a stunted start, a local effort to raise money to keep the Mercer County OSU Extension office open is growing.
Cooper Farms on Tuesday donated $25,000, said volunteer Jeff Rasawehr. [More]
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