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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Ohio State University Extension
We invite you to learn more about what we are doing for Ohioans
Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
This conference will take place on March 6, 2018 – March 7, 2018. The topics that will be covered include, but are not limited to cover crops, nutrient management, soil and water quality, precision agriculture, soil health, on-farm research and decisions, conservation planning and no-till systems. Click here for more information and to register.
Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
Ohio Woodland, Water, and Wildlife Conference
Click here to register for the 2018 Ohio Woodland, Water, and Wildlife Conference. See you there!
Pesticide and Fertilizer Training Opportunities
Look for fertilizer certification and private pesticide applicator recertification sessions near you!
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Health Soil, Healthy Environment
Ohio State University Extension's new signature program is dedicated to creating a soil health education and outreach network. Building Ohio's soil health will create a vital, living ecosystem that sustains, plants, animals, and humans creating sustainable, environmental quality.
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Agriculture and Natural Resources


  1. Flooding in soybean field

    Rain, Rain, Will It Every Go Away?

    Feb 22, 2018

    ADA, Ohio — If it seems that you’re reaching for your umbrella more often — or wishing you had — here’s the reason.

    Ohio is getting a lot more rain than it used to and more intense downpours.

    That may seem like just an inconvenience when you want to work outside or an expense if your roof springs a leak. However, the consequences are far more significant for farmers who plant and tend crops in soggy fields and for the water quality of Lake Erie that’s affected by pollution sources including rain running off fields carrying fertilizer with it.

  2. Red Trillium

    Learn How to Keep Woods and Wildlife Healthy

    Feb 21, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The emerald ash borer (EAB) has killed millions of ash trees in Ohio, the Midwest and eastern North America, including possibly yours. But there are ways to help your woods bounce back.
  3. Watters named International Certified Crop Adviser of the Year

    Feb 12, 2018

    The American Society of Agronomy (ASA) recently announced that Harold D. Watters, Ohio State University has been named the International Certified Crop Adviser of the Year.

    The annual award is presented for outstanding contributions to agronomy through education, national and international service, and research.