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California Farmers: Healthier Soil Can Mean Healthier Air

Many people trying to focus on a healthy lifestyle search out healthy foods or join a gym. What about clean air?

Some California farmers are turning to cleaning the soil in an effort to use less water — and to help clean air we breathe. Valley Public Radio’s Ezra David Romero ( @ezraromero) reports.

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A sprinkler system sprays crops with water from an irrigation canal which uses water from the Colorado river, Imperial Valley, 6 August 2009. (Brent Stirton/Getty)
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A sprinkler system sprays crops with water from an irrigation canal which uses water from the Colorado river, Imperial Valley, 6 August 2009. (Brent Stirton/Getty)

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