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  1. Ohio State University Researchers Working with Farmers to Protect Ohio Water Quality, Lessen Algal Blooms

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-university-researchers-working-farmers-protect-ohio-water-quality-lessen-algal

    farmers attended more than 160 nutrient and water quality training sessions offered by OSU Extension,” ... on water quality and profit potential, said Greg LaBarge, an Ohio State University Extension field ... management practices implemented by farmers, but within the last decade water quality monitoring has revealed ...

  2. Rain, Rain, Will It Ever Go Away?

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/rain-rain-will-it-ever-go-away

    climate change and the impact of more rainfall on farmers and the water quality of Lake Erie during a talk ... running off fields carrying fertilizer with it. Ohio receives 10 percent more rain per year, on average, ... Alayna DeMartini ADA, Ohio — If it seems that you’re reaching for your umbrella more often — or ...

  3. New Farm Bill Likely Won’t Surprise Corn and Soybean Farmers

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-farm-bill-likely-won%E2%80%99t-surprise-corn-and-soybean-farmers

    more federal revenue supports. Though cotton doesn’t grow in Ohio, farmers in the state could be ... Alayna DeMartini COLUMBUS, Oh — Ohio corn and soybean farmers likely won’t see a lot of changes in ... and water quality. The current farm bill is scheduled to expire on Sept. 30, 2018. This legislation ...

  4. CFAES Researcher Part of New Project Studying Conservation Incentives, Farming Practices

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/cfaes-researcher-part-new-project-studying-conservation-incentives-farming-practices

    management decisions and water quality, and that it will “inform future investments in this area by more ... For more information, visit  glc.org/work/water-quality. Editor: Some information for this story came ... Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) are meeting one of their goals: to get more farmers to adopt ...

  5. New Fertilizer Certification Class

    https://darke.osu.edu/events/new-fertilizer-certification-class

    requirements. In Ohio, any farmer applying fertilizer (other than manure) to more than 50 acres of agricultural ... keeping, understanding Ohio water quality issues, nutrient management for crops and other topics related to ... land must have their Fertilizer Certification. The training covers proper applications and record ...

  6. Global Water Institute leads effort to improve water and food security with the Navajo Nation

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/global-water-institute-leads-effort-improve-water-and-food-security-with-the-navajo

    Tom Darrah, director of the GWI. “Today, nearly 10,000 Navajo families lack domestic piped water ... , requiring more than 40% of families to drive long distances and congregate to get clean water – action that ... solar-power pumps, drilling new water wells and developing agricultural training. “Increased access to ...

  7. A better tool in the toolbox: New project will bolster Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/better-tool-in-the-toolbox-new-project-will-bolster-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index

    to complete the project. "The tremendous support we have received from Ohio agribusinesses ... goals are to make the Ohio P Risk Index accurate, add more best management practice options for farmers ... water Because the Ohio P Risk Index is used by farmers statewide to develop nutrient management plans ...

  8. Mike Daniels and Andrew Sharpley

    https://agditches.osu.edu/MikeDanielsAndrewSharpley

    training programs for agricultural professionals with emphasis on soil and water conservation, water ... phosphorus in soil-plant-water systems in relation to soil productivity and water quality and includes the ... Fame, and in 2011 received the Hugh Hammond Bennett Award from the Soil and Water Conservation Society. ...

  9. Agricultural Fertilizer Certification Trainings Offered before Sept. 30 Deadline

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/agricultural-fertilizer-certification-trainings-offered-sept-30-deadline

    become certified by Sept. 30, 2017. Already, more than 17,000 Ohio farmers have gone through Fertilizer ... deadline will have more than 20 opportunities to attend training sessions offered by experts from the ... COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio Farmers who still need to get fertilizer certification before the Sept. 30 ...

  10. Water Quality Workshop for Fish Farmers

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/events/water-quality-workshop-for-fish-farmers

    water and weed problems applicable to fish farmers in Ohio.  Recording and interpreting water quality ... Join us to learn about the importance of water quality management: Each participant will receive ... water quality do not grow well! Whether you have been in the business for many years, just starting out, ...

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