Farm Bureau members throughout Ohio can get free nitrate testing of their well water. Dates set for Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland Counties.
How to improve water quality across the region will be discussed by Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center and industry experts in agriculture, climatology and environmental economics during a workshop and annual conference hosted by…
Ohio Farm Bureau and The Nature Conservancy teamed up this week on a presentation to the Lake Erie Legislative Caucus about Healthy Water Ohio’s strategic plan for maintaining and strengthening the state’s water resources.
What steps have Ohio Farm Bureau, other ag groups and Ohio farmers taken to address water quality issues?
Invasive species. Intense thunderstorms. Massive blue-green blobs. While this may sound like the description of a sci-fi movie, it’s actually one of the many threats to Lake Erie, one of Ohio’s greatest resources. Lake Erie provides drinking water for 11 million people and brings in $11.5 billion from visitors, almost one-third of the state’s total tourism dollars.