By Kathleen Merrigan Chemical fertilizers applied to fields end up running into rivers and lakes, causing huge algae blooms that die and decompose, depleting oxygen in the water and creating “dead zones” that can’t support fish or other aquatic life. Farmers are coping with a fertilizer crisis brought on by soaring fossil fuel prices and […]

As Prices Soar, It’s Time to Ditch Chemical Fertilizers — The Most Revolutionary Act