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WAUSEON, Ohio â€” The rules are changing on how Ohioâ€™s farmers can apply fertilizer to their fields â€” and many farmers are OK with that.
During the Vice Presidentâ€™s lunch at the Farm Science Review on Tuesday, September 16, Dean Bruce McPheron described the Field to Faucet initiative as an end-to-end solution.
â€śSome of the things will be short term wins, some of them we know will be longer term wins,â€ť said McPheron. â€śBut we have to be working on them today.â€ť
The moderator of the panel discussion, KQED Radio reporter/anchor Rachael Myrow, described the agriculture beat as "the intersection between fashion, health and politics."
â€śWhile there are differences in how cows are treated on organic farms, health outcomes are similar to conventional dairies,â€ť said Mike Gamroth, co-author of the study and professor emeritus in OSUâ€™s College of Agricultural Sciences.
the country is seeing "growing numbers of very small and very large farms and declining numbers of mid-sized farms."