When the mayor of Toledo announced in early August that citizens should not drink or even bathe in the city’s water, it was a game changer for the future of Ohio agriculture. This challenging (and maybe unsolvable) problem with toxic algae has already changed things for Ohio agriculture and will surely change more in the future as money continues to flow into northwest Ohio. With hindsight, things were indeed fishy in Toledo in the summer of 2014.
Home / 2014 Top Stories of the Year / #1 story of 2014: To whom it may concern: Something’s fishy about the Toledo crisis
By Fred Michel The EPA estimates that U.S. agriculture contributes 9% of total U.S. greenhouse …