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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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  1. Photo of people sitting on straw bales listening to a speaker at the farm science review small farms tent. Photo by Ken Chamberlain, O S U College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

    Organizers Thinking Big for Review's Small Farm Center Programs

    Jul 29, 2016

    LONDON, Ohio — Organizers of the Small Farm Center programs at the 2016 Farm Science Review are thinking big this year, with more than two dozen presentations planned during the three-day annual farm show.

    “They’re always popular,” said Mike Hogan, Ohio State University Extension educator and one of the leaders of the OSU Extension Sustainable Agriculture Team, the sponsor of the programs.

    But he hopes the “small farms” moniker doesn’t fool anyone.

  2. Photo of two horses looking over a fence. Photo by iStock

    Say Yay, Not Neigh, to Managing Horse Manure: Hear How Aug. 3

    Jul 29, 2016

    LONDON, Ohio — Good manure management — practices that enrich the soil, keep water clean and save people money — is for more than cows, more than pigs, more than chickens, but for horses too.

    So says Les Ober, who will speak on the topic at the Aug. 3-4 North American Manure Expo. The event is in London, about 25 miles west of Columbus.

  3. Photo of hops pods hanging on a hops plant. Photo by Thinkstock

    Field Nights Continue Work to Increase Growth of Ohio Hops

    Jul 28, 2016

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two workshops offered in August offer both new and established hops growers insight into how to produce the increasingly popular crop.

    The Ohio Hops Field Night is Aug. 16 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Ohio State University South Centers Research Building Auditorium, 1864 Shyville Road, in Piketon.

    The Northwest Ohio Hops Field Night is Aug. 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, 13737 Middleton Pike, in Bowling Green.