Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, can produce toxins that are harmful to livestock, wildlife and people.
“Although cyanobacteria typically are a concern beginning in mid-July, drought conditions have facilitated the growth of algae blooms,” North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension Service livestock environmental stewardship specialist Miranda Meehan said.
Blue-green algae often occur in stagnant ponds or dugouts with elevated nutrient levels, for
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