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But more heavily fertilized corn and more manure for methane raises worries about water pollution.
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But skeptics assert change in practices could increase risk to water and health.
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Toxic manure discharges from large livestock operations is a major source of water pollution.
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Test your knowledge on Great Lakes land use, eFoiling on Lake Huron, and The Catch.
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It’s unclear whether the ruling will affect other conflicts around the state involving drainage projects that preserve farmlands but increase the volume of pollutants flowing downstream.
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Cause of Michigan’s worst water pollution is too much waste spread on too little land.
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Water sampling finds no reduction in bloom-producing nutrients.
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More than half of U.S. states have maps and lists where you can find updates about toxic algae bloom outbreaks.