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  1. ‘Toledo was a wakeup call’: Dean announces new water quality initiative

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2014/%E2%80%98toledo-was-wakeup-call%E2%80%99-dean-announces

    16 at the Farm Science Review trade show, announced the creation of a new wide-ranging water quality ... of Toledo awoke to the news that parents could not draw water from their taps for their children. ... systems In early August, toxins produced by a harmful algal bloom in western Lake Erie caused a two-day ...

  2. Study: Spreading gypsum on farms can help keep water clean, not green

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2014/study-spreading-gypsum-farms-can-help-keep

    of the harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other lakes. Gypsum, when spread on a farm field, ... Dick’s research is taking place on farms in the Maumee River watershed, Lake Erie’s largest tributary, ... not just as a booster of crops but also a protector of water. OARDC scientist Warren Dick is two years ...

  3. EPN Breakfast Club

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/epn-breakfast-club

    project earn water quality credits by using best management practices to reduce nutrient runoff from their ... quality trading “is an innovative market-based approach to achieving water quality goals for nutrients ... loading Reducing nutrient loading — specifically, of phosphorus and nitrogen — into water bodies can help ...

  4. Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/understanding-algal-blooms-state-science-conference

    drinking water for two days in August 2014 due to high microcystin levels. Presenters will focus on how to ... 100 farmers representing 5,000 acres in the Western Lake Erie Basin to measure how much dissolved ... share the latest information on protecting water quality. Scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the ...

  5. A Water Luncheon Seminar

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/water-luncheon-seminar

    University and Ohio Sea Grant) aimed at monitoring blooms in Lake Erie and determining drivers of bloom ... Anabaena) and we trying to understand why the bloom occurs in relatively nutrient-poor water. On the toxin ... cyanobacteria, which are supposed to give water treatment plant operators an early warming of blooms. However, ...

  6. Online tool that helps protect water is now being made even better

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2016/online-tool-helps-protect-water-now-being-made

    runoff is one of the causes of harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie and other bodies of water. To contact ... of a farmer’s nutrient management plan, Dayton said. It provides a field-scale estimate of a farm’s ... necessary, reduce — the risk of phosphorus being washed off their fields into water. “Balancing between ...

  7. Do algae affect what fish see? Science angles for answers

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2016/do-algae-affect-what-fish-see-science

    how that ability is influenced by changes in water clarity. They hope the research will help Lake ... are in SENR. There’s a citizen science component to the research, too, based on Lake Erie charter ... Erie’s fisheries, especially its sport fishery, adapt to algal blooms that reduce underwater visibility, ...

  8. Teaming up with farmers to protect Ohio’s water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2014/teaming-farmers-protect-ohio%E2%80%99s-water

    Grand Lake St. Marys and Western lake Erie Basin watersheds. The latter two are especially problematic ... that farmers use to predict phosphorus runoff from their fields, know their management options and ... improve the state’s water quality. Now in its second year, the On-Field Ohio project aims to make the ...

  9. Northwest Nutrient Management and Placement Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/northwest-nutrient-management-and-placement-field-day

    have plagued western Lake Erie, Grand Lake St. Marys and other bodies of water. In Custar July 28 The  ... Northwest Nutrient Management and Placement Field Day  runs from 9:00 am to 2:15 pm on July 28 at OARDC’s  ... Field days on the best ways to use nutrients on farms are set for late July in northwest and ...

  10. Western Nutrient Management and Placement Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/western-nutrient-management-and-placement-field-day

    have plagued western Lake Erie, Grand Lake St. Marys and other bodies of water. In South Charleston ... July 21 The  Western Nutrient Management and Placement Field Day  is from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. on July ... Field days on the best ways to use nutrients on farms are set for late July in northwest and ...

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