After decades of decline, how did the community pull together to push Grand Lake St. Marys in the right direction?Read More
Investing in Farmers’ Responsible Land Management Practices
Important funding has been allocated to partner with farmers in the Maumee River Watershed to continue expanding best practices focused on proactive conservation solutions to address the state’s water quality. Steps are being taken to increase the reach of programs like Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network and H2Ohio to invest in these practices in every corner of the state.
Here are some ways we have worked to support conservation.
The plan establishes a total maximum daily load for phosphorus for the Maumee River Watershed.Read More
Ducks Unlimited will work with private landowners to enroll acres into cover crop one-year contracts. Landowners receive a $15- to $25-per acre incentive payment.Read More
Gary Mescher and other farmers have not only learned, but implemented Nutrient Management Plan practices that now serve as models for how to manage agricultural runoff in the Western Lake Erie Basin.Read More
This edition explores the challenges faced by Ohio agriculture due to changing weather patterns and climate.Read More
Over 2,000 northwest Ohio farmers have become involved in the OACI certification program since its rollout in early 2020.Read More