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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D1862-22

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An ARS team of scientists determined that the equivalent of 12 percent of the phosphorus load in the Town Brook Watershed—a major source of drinking water for New York City—came from dairy cow dung deposited directly in streams.


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Last Modified: 7/29/2010
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