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March 16, 1871

On March 16, 1871, the state of Delaware, enacted the first fertilizer law in the United States. Contrary to popular belief, it didn’t state that you couldn’t stuff 60 lbs of poo into a 50 lb bag, instead, it taxed the commercial fertilizer companies on how much ‘commercial’ fertilizer they made. Delaware in the late … Continue reading

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