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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

    actions in the watershed affect water quality in Lake Erie. Researchers from six different departments at ... improving water quality in the Sugar Creek watershed.  The Sugar Creek method is also being applied to the ... week on how agriculture could have a positive role in improving water quality across the state. The ...

  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

    to examine how people’s actions in the watershed affect water quality in Lake Erie. Researchers from ... its business while improving water quality in the Sugar Creek watershed. The Sugar Creek method is ... fertilizers impact water quality in Lake Erie, how public perception of the health of the lake may influence ...

  3. 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

    contamination to Ohio’s streams, rivers and lakes, said Brent Sohngen, an agricultural economist with Ohio ... said. “We really haven’t gotten our money’s worth in terms of water quality with the current programs ... Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, will talk about water quality and best management ...

  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 ... people’s behavior in these different settings within the watershed, we can start to make necessary ...

  5. Jan. 27: Free OSU Webinar on Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/jan-27-free-osu-webinar-algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    January 11, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The Ohio Watershed Network, an Ohio State University Extension ... practices lead to algal blooms in lakes. Jim Hoorman, an agriculture and natural resources educator in OSU ... Extension’s Mercer County office, will review the latest research on cover crops and how they may help reduce ...

  6. 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

    factor.  To help mitigate these water quality issues, an Ohio State University researcher has launched a $2 ... productivity and protecting surface water quality.”       The research will focus on, but is not limited to, ... Grand Lake St. Marys and the Western Lake Erie Basin, two of Ohio’s most problematic watersheds ...

  7. Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $200,000 for Sustainability Efforts on OSU Farm/Research Facility

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-epa-awards-nearly-200000-sustainability-efforts-osu-farmresearch-facility

    stabilization. Land use can affect water quality by impairing stream channels and disconnecting them from their ... practices for water quality protection and whole farm sustainability.   A $194,324 grant from Ohio ... university's commitment to be a leader in water quality improvement through effective whole farm management ...

  8. Feb. 17: OSU Webinar on Promoting, Protecting Ecosystem Services

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/feb-17-osu-webinar-promoting-protecting-ecosystem-services

    Agency’s watershed program, and the state’s Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Learn more at ... February 1, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The Ohio Watershed Network will present a free webinar on ... for Municipal Officials) program will give an overview of stream systems, the ecosystem services they ...

  9. 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

    water quality policies and looking for ways to handle nonpoint issues such as agricultural runoff and ... for watersheds across the globe, including those in the Great Lakes region. “With Ohio facing growing ... water quality problems, we are looking at how other areas have tackled similar problems," said ...

  10. Watershed Forum to Focus on Protecting Water Quality Through Land Use Planning

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/watershed-forum-focus-protecting-water-quality-through-land-use-planning

    planning to protect water quality. The seventh Olentangy Watershed Forum will be held Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. ... officials, landowners and farmers about water quality issues in the Olentangy Watershed and what effective ... watershed actions, project development, public engagement and current water quality issues. For more ...

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