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Ohio ag department hears concerns over a proposal that would change rules for distressed watersheds in the state.

Despite strong calls from Ohio Gov. John Kasich to act on his executive order, a state commission that is reviewing it believes more time is needed.

Task force members concerned there could be too many shortcomings in Kasich's plan, with one member likening it to a "random act of regulation."

No decision came out of the Oct. 4 meeting of the Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission's task force on the designation of Lake Erie watersheds as 'distressed.'

A state legislative committee heard additional testimony this week, on the governor's distressed watershed order.

A diverse group of experts and stakeholders is weighing the governor's order to designate certain watersheds in distress.

An Ohio State University study finds concerning levels of toxins in water near farm fields.

Landowners and producers, along with their soil and water conservation districts, should all stay engaged in improving Western Lake Erie Basin watersheds.

USDA’s Rural Development agency is investing nearly $60.5 million, the single largest dollar obligation in Ohio Rural Development history, to modernize rural water service in Belmont County.

The revised Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index is a program developed to help farmers assess their risk of phosphorus moving off farm fields.
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