Over the past year, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has started to develop a TMDL for the Maumee River watershed to address algal blooms and the sources of nutrients that attribute to those blooms.Read More
Healthy water is our state’s most important natural resource and Ohio’s farmers care deeply about protecting it. Across Ohio, farmers are taking up the call to work together to improve our water quality. As natural stewards of soil and water, farmers across Ohio know they play a significant role in protecting water resources for Ohio’s families, schools, businesses and communities. Ohio Farm Bureau, along with our agriculture partners, will continue to work together to find tangible solutions to the state’s water quality challenges and demonstrate how Ohio can simultaneously maintain clean water and productive farming.
Download a copy of our Water Quality Status Report.
Visit the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network website to learn more about on-farm practices and research being done in Ohio to improve soil health and water quality.
Hoewischer and Stephanie Singer, agriculture outreach project manager at The Nature Conservancy, talk about the conservancy’s Farmer Advocates for Conservation Program.Read More
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.Read More