fertilizer http://kbia.org en In Iowa, government asks farmers to control runoff http://kbia.org/post/iowa-government-asks-farmers-control-runoff <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>This summer, officials in Iowa have been asking farmers to voluntarily reduce the amount of fertilizer they use. That’s because the fertilizer contains nitrates that are being washed into state waterways and creating environmental concerns locally and nationally. The runoff has been particularly bad this year, and the outcry over typical crop practices is growing.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 21:54:36 +0000 Clay Masters 39985 at http://kbia.org In Iowa, government asks farmers to control runoff Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes; Several Injuries Reported http://kbia.org/post/texas-fertilizer-plant-explodes-several-injuries-reported <strong>Two-Way coverage of the explosion resumes Thursday morning. For more information, please click on the latest AP report.</strong><p>A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety says an unknown number of people were killed in a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco Wednesday night.<p><a href="http://www.kwtx.com/home/headlines/Explosion-Injuries-Reported-At-West-Fertilizer-Plant-203505331.html">KWTX TV reports</a> that the explosion at West Fertilizer plant in West, Texas, was reported around 7:50 p.m. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 04:10:15 +0000 editor 32237 at http://kbia.org Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes; Several Injuries Reported