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  1. Low-impact Lawn Care

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/low-impact-lawns

    lawn care utilizes practices like soil testing, water conservation, careful cultural practices and ... limiated use of fertilizers and pesticides.  The major principles of this approach are to build a healthy ... soil and use simple steps such as soil testing.   Photo credit: ...

  2. Subscribe today to our local OSU Extension e-lists!

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/subscribe-today-our-local-osu-extension-e-lists

    Garden/Landscape. Hops, Horse/Equine, Row Crops, Sheep, Swine, Sports Turf/Commercial Lawn Management, and ... In an effort to keep our contact with you, our clientele, current and timely, we maintain a number ... of e-lists in subject areas of local interest. When research based information that's valuable ...

  3. Two-Stage Ditch Symposium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/stream-systems/two-stage-ditch-symposium

    agricultural land. Some researchers and soil and water managers are taking a closer look at the design of ... aquatic habitat and sediment and nutrient storage functions to our agricultural drainage networks. The ... constructed and maintained to maximize the transport of water off of the land to improve soil conditions for ...

  4. Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    and how they may help reduce nutrient losses from agricultural lands while improving soil quality. ... This webinar was offered in February of 2011 as part of the webinar series "Research to ... lead to algae blooms in lake environments. Jim Hoorman will review the latest research on cover crops ...

  5. Fertilizer Application Record Keeping App Now Available

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/fertilizer-application-record-keeping-app-now-available

    Bill 1 (SB 1) and Senate Bill 150 (SB 150). The Ohio Nutrient Management Record Keeper (OnMRK) is ... As you know by now, a Fertilizer Certification must be attained by September of 2017 by those who ... apply fertilizer (other than manure) to more than a total of 50 acres used for agricultural production ...

  6. Visit to The Kale Yard Launches "Local Foods" Tour Series

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/visit-lancaster-greenhouse-launches-local-foods-tour-series

    exploring one of our producers of locally grown commodities. Reservations are not required, but are ...

  7. Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/hamilton-county-soil-and-water-conservation-district

    Hamilton County Adam Lehmann Stream Conservation Program Manager 22 Triangle Park Drive,  ... County Soil & Water Conservation District is a legal subdivision of the State of Ohio responsible for ... the conservation of natural resources within Hamilton County, Ohio. We have a special emphasis on soil ...

  8. Fairfield County Beef School including BQA

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/fairfield-county-beef-school-including-bqa-part-2

    Sciences covering proper health preconditioning programs for feeder calves.- Dr. Francis Fluharty, Research ...

  9. Phosphorous

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1538

    GENERAL INFORMATION Phosphorus is commonly found in soil, rocks and plants.  Phosphorus is an ... important fertilizer, but is also present in human and animal wastes, in sludges and in detergents. ... Phosphorus is relatively immobile in soil and will not reach groundwater except under certain conditions, ...

  10. Educators

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/know-your-well-water/educators

    our pilot workshops in 2014.  This was a three hour evening workshop co-taught by staff from ODH and ...

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