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C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. Author(s): Mark Sulc

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture recently announced a new conservation program entitled the "Ohio Working Lands Buffer Program" to establish year-round vegetative cover on eligible cropland in the Western Lake Erie Basin Watershed. 

    Issue: 2019-10
  2. The Soil Health Institute released Living Soil, a 60-minute documentary about soil health featuring innovative farmers and soil health experts from throughout the U.S. The film is freely available to download and stream at www.livingsoilfilm.com.

    Issue: 2018-39
  3. The annual Ohio NoTill Conference will be held on December 11, 2018 at the Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, Ohio.  The program starts at 9 am – 4 pm.  Cost is $40.  To register and prepay go to https://ohionotillcouncil.com/

    Topics include: Nutrient Application in NoTill;  Carbon, Nitrogen, Phosphorus Cycle; Deep Placement of Fertilizer with Strip-till; Cover Crops- It’s All About Timing; Conservation Benefits for Landowners; Digital Ag Apps; and more.

    Issue: 2018-39
  4. Soil and Water Conservation Society Logo

    “Sharpen the Scalpel – Tools to Identify High-Risk Conservation Needs” will be the theme of the SWCS conference on Friday, January 18, 2019 from 9:00 am to 3:45 pm at the Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, Ohio. 

    Topics include:  Ag Conservation Planning Framework (ACPF), Elevated Phosphorus Management, Watershed application of ACPF, Municipal Partnership for Ecosystem Services.

    Issue: 2018-38
  5. Blind Inlet

    A new website https://agbmps.osu.edu/ has been launched that is designed to help landowners and operators use visual clues in the landscape or management records to identify fields or stream/ditches where targeted practices can reduce erosion and nutrient losses that impair Ohio watersheds. Private and public dollars available to address erosion and nutrient loss concerns from agricultural production fields are limited.

    Issue: 2017-39
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