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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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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 bringing you the latest news, information and resources for making important management decision in agronomic crop production. Visit the team's website at
Get the latest information on agronomic crops.

Agriculture and Natural Resources


  1. Nearly All of CFAES Grads Report Positive Job Outlook

    Jul 2 2015 - 9:11am

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ninety-two percent of recent graduates of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University report either having a job or being enrolled in an advanced degree program within six months of graduation. That’s according to a recent survey by school officials that found that of those graduates, 77.2 percent reported accepting positions in Ohio, which contributes to the state’s overall economic strength, said Adam Cahill, career development manager for the college.
  2. Ohio Sheep Day Is July 11

    Jul 2 2015 - 8:57am

    XENIA, Ohio — Improving the productivity and profitability of sheep and other small-ruminant livestock farms will be the focus of Ohio Sheep Day July 11. The daylong program is designed to offer producers expert tips and techniques on pasture renovation practices and other management processes that can help improve their financial bottom lines, said Roger A. High, executive director of the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association (OSIA) and Ohio State University Extension state sheep program specialist.
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    Ohio State Field Crops Day is July 30

    Jul 1 2015 - 8:34am

    CUSTAR, Ohio - Agronomists, educators and plant pathologists with the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Science at The Ohio State University will discuss drought-tolerant corn hybrids and how to improve soil quality during a Field Crops Day July 30. The workshop is open to farmers, producers, agribusiness personnel and anyone interested in processes associated with the production of food, said Matt Davis, station manager of the Northwest Agricultural Research Station.