More than 209 on-farm research sites, nearly 17,500 farmer participating in Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training, and resources for farmers to reduce nutrient loss are just some of the goals accomplished by the Nutrient Stewardship for Cleaner Water signature program.
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.
Nervous about the dramatic drop in milk prices, Ohio’s dairy farmers are leaving the business at a higher than usual rate.
Every year, some farmers retire and give up their dairy licenses, but there’s been an uptick recently. In March 2018, there were 2,253 licensed dairy farms in Ohio – a drop of 59 farms in five months.