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  1. Revised Phosphorus Index Can Help Curb Agricultural Runoff

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/revised-phosphorus-index-can-help-curb-agricultural-runoff

    a severe bloom in western Lake Erie shut down Toledo’s drinking water supply for two days. The On-Field ... algal blooms, experts say. The revised phosphorus risk index can help Ohio farmers better work toward ... meeting the 40 percent phosphorus reduction target in the Western Lake Erie Basin, said Dayton, a soil ...

  2. Ohio State Water Experts to Speak to Columbus Metropolitan Club June 3

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-water-experts-speak-columbus-metropolitan-club-june-3

    a harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie caused a two-day water use ban in Toledo. Scientists say phosphorus from ... Toledo crisis and is a widely quoted expert on such topics as harmful algal blooms and phosphorus ... farm fertilizer runoff is a cause of such blooms, which have plagued western Ohio’s Grand Lake St. ...

  3. Master Gardeners Holiday Series- Forcing Amaryllis for the Winter Season

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/master-gardeners-holiday-series-forcing-amaryllis-for-the-winter-season

    Timing is everything with amaryllis-- at least if you hope to have it in bloom for the ... holidays. Learn how to force these showy flowers into bloom from Jacqueline Kowalski, agriculture and natural ... offer tips on encouraging your flowers to bloom on your schedule and getting them to rebloom for years ...

  4. Water Quality Wednesdays: a History of Water Quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/water-quality-wednesdays-history-water-quality-in-the-western-lake-erie-basin

    Water quality concerns continue to be at the forefront of environmental-impact discussions across many industries. Since agriculture occupies much of the land area in Ohio, adapting farming operations to include “best management practices” has been an are ...

  5. On-Field Ohio: Rewriting Ohio’s Phosphorus Risk Index to Keep Nutrients and Water on Fields

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/field-ohio-rewriting-ohio%E2%80%99s-phosphorus-risk-index-keep-nutrients-and-water-fields

    Marys and Western Lake Erie Basin watersheds, the latter two being the most problematic watersheds, she ... St. Marys and the Western Lake Erie Basin, which are the two most problematic watersheds in heavy ... in the degradation of Ohio fresh surface water and is a major contributor to harmful algal blooms ...

  6. Environmental Professionals Network- September 11, 2018

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/environmental-professionals-network-september-11-2018

        For the first time in our state’s history the open waters of western Lake Erie have been ... waters of Lake Erie met federal and state water quality goals, as well as key lessons learned from water ... in the process to reduce and mitigate harmful algal blooms will be addressed by the panel. Register ...

  7. News tips and events for the week of June 24

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-june-24

    or view the July 11 Lake Erie harmful algal bloom forecast. Ohio State’s Stone Laboratory and Ohio ... bloom forecast for western Lake Erie on July 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the free webinar, ... and diseases. Free, no reservations required. Details: 330-263-3761. 11 Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom ...

  8. What you should know about the Food Systems Leadership Institute

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/features/what-you-should-know-about-the-food-systems-leadership-institute

    studies, simulations, and conversations with leaders and subject-matter experts. The partner institutions ...

  9. Middle Reaches

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/middle-reaches

    Moving farther downstream, you can see that many of the smaller headwater streams have come ... life and can increase the risk of flooding downstream. Let's move on to the The Lake! ...

  10. Oct. 14: How to Stop Algal Blooms, Keep Drinking Water Safe

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/oct-14-how-stop-algal-blooms-keep-drinking-water-safe

    farmland is a cause of the harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other lakes. In August, toxins from ... a bloom in western Lake Erie led to a two-day drinking water ban in Toledo. The event’s first panel will ... Nature Conservancy’s Western Lake Erie Basin Project. President Obama honored Vollmer-Sanders in March ...

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