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O S U Extension Ag and Natural Resources
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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Something's Fishy in Piketon
Learn about Ohio's aquaculture industry and tour a working hatchery at OSU South Center's First Friday Aquaculture Tour held April through October.
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 bring 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.

Agriculture and Natural Resources


  1. OSU Extension Training Reaches Nearly 1 Million Acres Toward Improving Water Quality

    Apr 20 2015 - 1:12pm

    Editor’s note: Greg LaBarge, Ohio State University Extension field specialist and co-leader of Ohio State’s Agronomic Crops Team, will participate in the Ohio Farm Bureau Clean Water Status Report Teleconference today, April 20, from 1 to 1:45 p.m. To participate, call 888-587-0615, and provide conference ID number: 5317257. COLUMBUS, Ohio — There’s a growing army working to improve Ohio’s water quality.
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    Ohio State webinar focuses on ag zoning, building codes, regulation issues

    Apr 17 2015 - 7:56am

    Whether they’re building a barn or adding agritourism to the family farm operations, landowners often have questions on what is subject to regulation, said an agricultural law expert with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.
  3. Participants needed for nutrient survey

    Apr 17 2015 - 7:53am

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio - Nutrient management experts in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University are asking farmers, producers, agriculture agencies and others to complete a survey on how they receive and use information on manure nutrient management.