New program pays farmers for phosphorus reductions

CHASE GOODRICH OF Goodrich Farm in Salisbury expects this DAF (dissolved air flotation) system, which was installed last year in conjunction with an anaerobic digester for cow manure and food waste, will make it easier for the farm to manage phosphorus in its waste stream. Independent photo/Christopher Ross

The Goodrich Farm in Salisbury is doing everything it can to keep up with technological changes in the agriculture industry that aim to keep damaging phosphorus out of Vermont rivers and lakes.

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