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There are better alternatives to removing dams in agricultural states

IARN — When it comes to dams in rivers, it’s a pretty fishy situation. Ag states with dams in their rivers are continuously hearing conversations about the problems the dams cause for migrating fish, but the proposed solutions aren’t typically good for agriculture. So how can we find a solution to benefit the fish as well as our agriculture when it comes to the dams?

Merck Animal Health researcher, Chris Beasley says their new Hyper InfusiO2n solutions help salmon find their fish ladders with more stable and dissolvable oxygen in the water.

For more on this story visit the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network.

Photo of Gavins Point Dam is courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Flickr