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  1. Nandita Basu- SENR Seminar Series

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/nandita-basu-senr-seminar-series

    lag times to water quality improvement. Specifically, we have developed a unique modelling approach ... increase. Recent work suggests that the lack of success in improving water quality arises from legacy stores ... efficient, it would take on the order of decades to meet policy goals for improving water quality ...

  2. Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training Workshop Offered Aug. 29

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/fertilizer-applicator-certification-training-workshop-offered-aug-29

    yield, reduce the risk of nutrient runoff and improve water quality throughout the state. The Aug. 29 ... fertilizer to more than 50 acres to become certified by Sept. 30, 2017. Already, Ohio State University ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University and is offered in partnership with the ...

  3. Aquaculture Water Quality Workshop Offers Tips to Boost Profitability of Fish Farming

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/aquaculture-water-quality-workshop-offers-tips-boost-profitability-fish-farming

    Matthew Smith, an Ohio State University Extension aquaculture specialist. Water quality management for ... culturing any aquatic animal, with poor water quality being one of the most prevalent reasons fish farmers ... business development specialist Rafiq Islam, Ohio State soil, water and bioenergy program director D. Allen ...

  4. How and why to keep phosphorus on no-till fields

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/how-and-why-keep-phosphorus-no-till-fields

    “That’s one thing we feel pretty sure about, in terms of what would make a big impact on improving water ... Dick, a retired soil scientist from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and ... rainwater. Phosphorus is most harmful to water quality when it’s in its dissolved form—not when it’s attached ...

  5. Attracting more farmers to participate in water quality efforts

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/attracting-more-farmers-participate-in-water-quality-efforts

    applying fertilizer underground rather than on the surfaces of fields, will actually improve water quality ... changing how they apply fertilizer to their fields, according to a behavioral scientist at The Ohio State ... runoff and the degraded water quality in Lake Erie—or even offering them funding to help pay for ...

  6. Virtual Pasture for Profit Course

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/virtual-pasture-for-profit-course

    include- Farm Planning, Soil Fertility, Plant Growth, Animal Nutrition, Water Quality, Paddock Design, ... that accompany each webinar. The Pastures for Profit program is a collaboration between Ohio State ... University Extension, Central State University, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, Ohio Federation ...

  7. A day for making the most of manure

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/day-for-making-the-most-manure

    crops can provide long-term benefits in improving soil health and water quality,” Zoller said, including ... quality, the annual event is on Aug. 7 at JIMITA Holsteins, a 400-plus-acre family dairy farm in Strasburg. ... educator, agriculture and natural resources,  Tuscarawas County office  of  Ohio State University Extension. ...

  8. Gypsum Spread on Farms Could Help Keep Water Clean, Not Green

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/gypsum-spread-farms-could-help-keep-water-clean-not-green

    drinking water ban in Toledo. Warren Dick, a scientist in Ohio State University’s College of Food, ... keeps soluble phosphorus from running off of farm fields and getting into water. The Ohio Coal ... Kurt Knebusch WOOSTER, Ohio — Gypsum, which has roots in the past as a farm soil treatment, also ...

  9. Helping farmers face extreme weather, climate challenges

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/helping-farmers-face-extreme-weather-climate-challenges

    Plain City. Climate Smart includes talks from agronomic and horticultural experts from The Ohio State ... conference with the State Climate Office of Ohio.  “The idea is to get people to start thinking about ... excess rain has hindered or even prevented some Ohio farmers from planting their crops in time to ensure ...

  10. Pairis-Garcia's New Animal Welfare Designation Shows Compassion, Expertise

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news/pairis-garcias-new-animal-welfare-designation-shows-compassion-expertise

    Her research at Ohio State focuses on animal welfare issues for livestock species including timely and ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University (CFAES) has been named a Diplomate of the ... fact, Monique Pairis-Garcia, who is also an animal welfare specialist with Ohio State University ...

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