Too much progress on water quality to ignore

Adam Sharp, Ohio Farm Bureau executive vice president, sent the following letter to the editor to The Toledo Blade in response to the Blade Editorial Board’s opinion piece, “Plan to protect Lake Erie needs teeth.”

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H2Ohio projects expand into Ohio River Basin

Projects will create wetlands, restore wetlands on hydric soils and/or enhance water quality at existing wetlands and floodplains.

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Conservation project offers peer-to-peer learning

The Farmer Advocates for Conservation project is training farmers to mentor other farmers in the Maumee River watershed.

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Field Day with Jordan Hoewischer: Stephanie Singer

Hoewischer and Stephanie Singer, agriculture outreach project manager at The Nature Conservancy, talk about the conservancy’s Farmer Advocates for Conservation Program.

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Forecast for 2022 Lake Erie algal bloom released

The 2022 algal bloom is expected to have a low severity index of 3.5, according to the final forecast from the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration.

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Our Ohio Weekly: Ohio’s 2022 Water Quality Status Report

Ohio Farm Bureau’s Dr. Larry Antosch, senior director of policy development and environmental policy and Jordan Hoewischer, director of water quality and research, share the results of the 2022 Ohio Water Quality Status Report.

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Ohio’s 2022 Water Quality Status Report released

The 2022 Water Quality Status Report highlights how signature water quality initiatives have had major roles improving and protecting clean water, one of the state’s most valuable resources.

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Sealing abandoned water wells

Abandoned wells may seem harmless but, if they are not managed correctly, they can create a dangerous situation.

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Summer 2022 Community Council Discussion Guide

Discussion topics include drainage management and Conservancy Districts in Ohio.

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Water quality gains flow through soil tests

Farmers in Ohio are increasing soil sampling and managing soil nutrients more closely, leading to a gradual decrease in high soil test phosphorus levels that can lead to water quality problems.

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