Tag Archives: water quality

Farmers Working To Protect Ohio’s Water

As the peak season approaches for Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB) on Ohio’s lakes, the Ohio farm community is pledging its best efforts to protect Ohio’s valuable water resources. An alliance of farm organizations, environmental advocates, academia, businesses and other interested parties have begun a multi-step initiative to positively affect water quality both short-term and over

2013 CTIC Conservation In Action Tour Registration Now Open

Registration has opened for the Conservation Technology Information Center’s 2013 Conservation In Action Tour, which will explore innovative conservation practices in and around the Indian Creek watershed in Livingston County, IL, July 9-10. Celebrating the theme of Community 4 Conservation, this year’s tour will bring together agriculture leaders from all over the country – including

CTIC To Host Nutrient Efficiency Session At Commodity Classic

Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) will host a Learning Center Session on improving nutrient efficiency and increasing crop production at the 2013 Commodity Classic in Kissimmee, FL, on March 1, 2013. Partners from the Indian Creek watershed in Livingston County, IL, will share their insight on demonstration projects ranging from nutrient use efficiency plots to

Indiana Fertilizer Application Rule Protects Farmers, Water Quality

A new set of fertilizer application regulations from the Office of the Indiana State Chemist helps ensure proper nutrient management and protects farmers and the environment, a Purdue Extension beef specialist says. The rule, which goes into effect Feb. 16, includes staging and application restrictions for both inorganic, or commercial, fertilizers and manure. It applies