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Farmers strive to remove label of ‘biggest polluters’

SARAH AUDET, LEFT, Brian Kemp and Marie Audet, all affiliated with the Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition, pose with some Blue Spruce Farm dairy cows recently. They explained the efforts of Blue Spruce and other Addison County farms to reduce the amount of phosphorus runoff from their fields. Independent photo/Steve James

Dairy producers like those at Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport, Mike’s Farm in Addison and those affiliated with the Champlain Valley Farmers Coalition are showing how they are making positive efforts to stem the amount of phosphorus from their land.

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