ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The intersection of water and agriculture in the 21st century is taking center stage at the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus.

U of M researchers are finding new ways to reduce agriculture’s impact on streams, lakes and aquifers. During a daylong symposium Friday, scientists will share how their discoveries affect the big picture of Minnesota’s waters today and in coming decades.

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Experts will discuss examples of successful water management practices including drainage and cropping systems, as well as policy issues surrounding agriculture and water.

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The symposium will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the St. Paul Student Center.

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