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Nutrient Stewardship for Cleaner Water
The Nutrient Stewardship for Cleaner Water initiative is an Ohio State University Extension Signature Program designed to improve water quality by helping growers efficiently use nitrogen and phosphorus to keep more of it on the field resulting in increased crop yields and farm profits and cleaner water.
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Well Water Interpretation Tool
Wondering if your well water is safe? To help you find out, we've teamed up with the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio EPA to bring you an online tool to help interpret findings from your water quality test.
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Get the latest information on agronomic crops.
The Agronomic Crops Network is an online resource dedicated to bringing you the latest news, information and resources for making important management decision in agronomic crop production. Visit the team's website at http://agcrops.osu.edu.
Get the latest information on agronomic crops.
       

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News

  1. Photo of compost being dumped

    Ohio Compost Operator Short Course Set for March 8-9

    Feb 9, 2016

    WOOSTER, Ohio — The 2016 Ohio Compost Operator Short Course, billed as a “comprehensive program on the science and art of composting,” is March 8 and 9 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in northeast Ohio.

    The annual event, which OARDC is presenting in conjunction with the Organics Recycling Association of Ohio, is for people who work at or with large-scale composting facilities, said co-organizer Mary Wicks, program coordinator of the center’s Ohio Composting and Manure Management Program.

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    Ohio State Organic Farming Program Has New Interim Director

    Feb 8, 2016

    WOOSTER, Ohio — Doug Doohan, professor in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, has been named interim director of the college’s Organic Food and Farming Education and Research program.

    The program conducts studies and outreach on organic farming. About 40 scientists and specialists from the college — including from its research and outreach arms, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center and Ohio State University Extension — are affiliated with the program.

  3. Ohio Grape and Wine Conference Is Feb. 15-16 in Dublin

    Feb 5, 2016

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The 2016 Ohio Grape and Wine Conference will be held Feb. 15-16 in Dublin, Ohio, featuring a number of experts from around the country who will cover key topics for the industry — including fruit quality, winemaking and product branding practices, and spring frost protection.

    The conference is being jointly organized by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, the Ohio Grape Industries Committee, and the Ohio Wine Producers Association.