Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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After several years of voluntary efforts, the Kasich administration is taking a more regulatory approach to cleaning up the state's waters.

The algae bloom on Lake Erie will likely be more severe this year, although not as severe as in record years.

Even a small amount of cormorant feces is enough to produce noticeable changes in the nutrient conditions of the water.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture announced new tools to help farmers manage nutrients, including a partnership with the National Weather Service.

Researchers at The Ohio State University are investigating new techniques to detect organic phosphorus compounds in water samples from the Lake Erie watershed.

Learn more about how water intake and quality is directly related to livestock size.

Experts predict a smaller algae bloom on Lake Erie this year, but say nutrient loading still needs reduced.

The Columbus Dispatch reports that in the Kasich administration’s plan for reducing toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie, changes for farmers aren’t included, at least based on what was revealed May 25.

The toxic algae bloom in the Ohio River late last summer didn't get as much attention as Lake Erie and the Maumee River watershed had, but it could still change the way producers manage nutrients on their farms in the future.

Three Ohio farmers will open their operations to test and display conservation practices for other farmers.
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