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  1. Ohio State Economist: Taxing Phosphorus Could Reduce Risk of Algal Blooms

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-economist-taxing-phosphorus-could-reduce-risk-algal-blooms

    phosphorus in the watershed doesn’t appear to be one of them. Improvements in water quality in the 1980s and ... Center for Water Quality Research at northwest Ohio’s Heidelberg University and study how different ... to reduce erosion and improve both water and soil quality. Conservation tillage, including no-till ...

  2. Farm Science Review – Larger Exhibit Area, Easier Access

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/farm-science-review-%E2%80%93-larger-exhibit-area-easier-access

    Alayna DeMartini LONDON, Ohio — Visitors to the 56th annual Farm Science Review, the premier ... use to improve their farm operation, large or small. The exhibit area is now 20 acres larger, and ... Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University. “We think these ...

  3. Study: Most Farmers Willing to Take More Steps to Improve Water Quality

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/study-most-farmers-willing-take-more-steps-improve-water-quality

    feel like the action will both benefit their farms as well as water quality. That’s according to new ... impact their farm profits as well as how it will impact local water quality,” Wilson said. “Despite some ... profits on their farm, how it negatively impacts water quality locally and regionally, and how nutrient ...

  4. OARDC annual conference spotlights water quality

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/may-2015/cfaes-news/oardc-annual-conference-spotlights-water-quality

    North Carolina State University soil science professor, who spoke on “Can We Protect Water Quality? The ... production while improving water quality in Lake Erie.” Watch: CFAES Dean Bruce McPheron speaks April 16 at ... Gebhardt, OEPA’s deputy director for water resources, speaking on the need for agencies, Ohio State and ...

  5. EPN Breakfast- October 8, 2019

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/epn-breakfast-october-8-2019

    water quality in Ohio improving? What is Ohio doing to ensure increased control of nutrient runoff?  ... PROGRAM SUMMARY: Nutrient management on farms and water quality continue to make headlines across ... management policy and water quality programming in Ohio. ...

  6. Food Safety Training Continues for Fruit, Vegetable Farmers

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/food-safety-training-continues-for-fruit-vegetable-farmers

    quality because evidence supports the idea that water used on the farm can be a source of contamination ... Hoover said. The labs will also give a one-time discount rate for water testing to growers who attend the ... Training program will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Gallia County office of Ohio State University ...

  7. Free Workshops Offered on Developing Nutrient Management Plans

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/free-workshops-offered-developing-nutrient-management-plans

    Environmental Quality Incentives Program (NRCS-EQIP), said Greg LaBarge, an Ohio State University Extension ... field specialist and one of the leaders of Ohio State’s Agronomic Crops Team. OSU Extension is the ... outreach arm of the college. With water quality issues a high priority in Ohio, developing effective ...

  8. Report Shows How to Say Goodbye to Harmful Algal Blooms

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/report-shows-how-say-goodbye-harmful-algal-blooms

    successfully used for decades, said Martin, who also leads Ohio State’s Field to Faucet water quality ... water quality,” Martin said. “To move forward, it is most important to find solutions that both improve ... ecosystem — such as the one that shut down Toledo’s water supply for two days in 2014 — could become ...

  9. Farmers, Consultants Needed for Major Initiative to Update Fertilizer Guidelines

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/farmers-consultants-needed-for-major-initiative-update-fertilizer-guidelines

    profitability, but also contribute to improved nutrient management and water quality in the state. The Ohio State ... recommendations in Ohio. But now, Ohio State University Extension is embarking on a major initiative to determine ... the optimal rates of fertilization on the state’s major crops. The goal is to not only maximize farm ...

  10. Water: the next generation’s oil?

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/water-the-next-generation%E2%80%99s-oil

    water quality, here are a few initiatives underway at Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ... Environmental Sciences. Greg LaBarge, an Agronomic Field Specialist for the college’s Ohio State University ... adopted by farms apply the 4 “R’s” as recommended by Ohio, Michigan and Indiana universities regarding ...

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