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Efforts to Curb Pollution During Flint Hills Burning

The Flint Hills have been on fire the past several weeks. Controlled burning in the area goes back generations. The fresh grass that springs up after the burning is good for cattle, helping them add weight more easily. But there's a downside. The smoke can travel long distances, drifting into larger metropolitan areas like Topeka and Kansas City. Harvest Public Media’s Eric Durban reports that a new voluntary plan to address pollution concerns is a work in progress.

You'll find more information on this topic online, at Harvest Public Media is part of KPR's effort to focus more attention on agriculture and agribusiness in the Midwest. Learn more at Harvest Public Media -DOT- org.

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