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  1. Ohio State Experts Work with State Agriculture Professionals to Devise Water Quality Recommendations

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-experts-work-state-agriculture-professionals-devise-water-quality-0

    agricultural nutrients from affecting or entering the western basin of Lake Erie using best management ... basin of Lake Erie has been the focus of attention for the past two years of a working group of industry ... actions in the watershed affect water quality in Lake Erie. Researchers from six different departments at ...

  2. Ohio State experts work with state agriculture professionals to devise water quality recommendations

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-experts-work-state-agriculture-professionals-devise-water-quality

    agricultural nutrients from affecting or entering the western basin of Lake Erie using best management ... affecting or entering the western basin of Lake Erie has been the focus of attention for the past two years ... to examine how people’s actions in the watershed affect water quality in Lake Erie. Researchers from ...

  3. Ohio State Researcher to Re-write Ohio’s Phosphorus Index to Improve Water Quality

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researcher-re-write-ohio%E2%80%99s-phosphorus-index-improve-water-quality

    tourism due to harmful algae blooms. And in 2011, algae blooms covered 990 square miles of Lake Erie ... phosphorus.  Because the Ohio P Risk Index is used by farmers statewide in developing nutrient management plans ... productivity and protecting surface water quality.”       The research will focus on, but is not limited to, ...

  4. New Research to Examine Connections Between Land Use, Public Policy, Lake Erie Water Quality and Climate Change

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-research-examine-connections-between-land-use-public-policy-lake-erie-water-quality

    examine how people’s actions in the watershed affect water quality in Lake Erie. Researchers from six ... impact water quality in Lake Erie, how public perception of the health of the lake may influence those ... watershed and the health of Lake Erie. Over the course of the four-year project, Ohio Sea Grant will ...

  5. Farmer Views on Nutrient Loss, Water Quality to Be Discussed at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farmer-views-nutrient-loss-water-quality-be-discussed-farm-science-review

    Lake Erie are engaged in best management practices and generally concerned about nutrient loss, said ... "Nutrient loss and water quality: A survey of farmer opinion" at Farm Science Review near London on ... who contribute to and are most impacted by environmental issues. The Western Basin of Lake Erie has ...

  6. Seminar (Friday, April 20) to Discuss Environmental Regulations and Agriculture

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/seminar-friday-april-20-discuss-environmental-regulations-and-agriculture

    for reducing nutrient runoff in the Lake Erie watershed.” Greenhalgh is the portfolio leader for ... policy design. She is working on the design and implementation of agricultural nutrient management ... April 18, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- New Zealand's regulations on the environmental impacts of ...

  7. Farm Science Review: Water Control Structure Benefits Farmers and Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farm-science-review-water-control-structure-benefits-farmers-and-environment

    farm fields and reduce the risk of harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie and other Ohio lakes.  The system, ... called an Inline Water Level Control Structure, is designed to keep water and nutrients such as nitrates ... a model for drainage technology. The new control structures are part of the site’s comprehensive water ...

  8. Nutrient Management Key to Reducing Dissolved Phosphorus in Lake Erie

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nutrient-management-key-reducing-dissolved-phosphorus-lake-erie

    phosphorus going into Lake Erie over the past 50 years, but must reevaluate nutrient management practices to ... of the lakes affected. “Dissolved phosphorous is an algal-available nutrient in the water leading to ... more effectively manage dissolved phosphorus in the lake, according to one Ohio State University ...

  9. Nutrient Management Key Theme of Ohio No-Till Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nutrient-management-key-theme-ohio-no-till-conference

    about nutrient management issues around Lake Erie and Grand Lake St. Marys, is perhaps the biggest topic ... critical importance of managing phosphorous and other nutrients through conservation tillage practices at ... his two key areas of expertise. The focus on water quality, given ongoing discussions across Ohio ...

  10. Economist to Address Reducing Nutrient Runoff in Ohio Waters

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/economist-address-reducing-nutrient-runoff-ohio-waters

    June 20, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Reducing nutrient runoff in Ohio waters may take more creative ... Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, will talk about water quality and best management ... rivers, lakes and streams. The presentation, “ Nutrient BMPs: Voluntary Incentives, Regulation, Free ...

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