Friday, January 17, 2020
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The Ohio Department of Agriculture said farmers will be able to apply for H2Ohio funds to help reduce phosphorus runoff from their farms beginning Feb. 1.

It is important that you understand the documentation and permissions that need to be in place before beginning any project that might impact water quality. 

Gov. Mike DeWine announced details for H2Ohio, a program to improve water quality in Ohio. The plan includes funding for farmers to improve conservation.

A riparian buffer with a good mix of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants will trap and filter out much of the sediment that is being carried by runoff.

Private water supplies should be tested every 12 to 14 months for total coliform and E.coli bacteria.

Muskingum University and the Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District are working with farmers and students on tile outlet water sample analysis.

Learn what the most common water quality problems affecting livestock production are and how they could affect your herd.

Stateler Family Farms is hosting a pilot project to study a manure treatment that separates solids and liquids and reduces phosphorus in liquid manure.

Gov. Mike Dewine signed the Ohio budget July 18. The budget includes funding for water quality improvement projects and agricultural organizations.

NOAA researchers predict a harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie measuring 7.5 on the severity index. They also reported a phosphorus decrease in the lake, suggesting improvements can be made more quickly than originally thought.
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