H2Ohio is a water quality initiative that addresses water issues in Ohio, including Lake Erie algal blooms caused by phosphorus runoff from farm fertilizer, wastewater, and home sewage treatment systems due to aging infrastructure, and lead contamination from old water pipes and fixtures. On this Our Ohio Weekly, find out what H2Ohio means for the state’s agriculture sector.
The Golden Owl Award, presented by Nationwide, Ohio Farm Bureau, Ohio FFA, Farm Credit Mid-America and AgCredit, recognizes the importance of ag educators. Nominations are due Dec. 31, 2021.
In 2015, the state of Ohio committed to reducing nutrient loading into Lake Erie by 40% by 2025. This commitment was made as part of the Western Lake Erie Collaborative agreement, which includes similar pledges from Michigan and Ontario, Canada….