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Webinar for watershed organizations: Tips and resources for communicating about nutrient decisions

On July 15, 2014 at 2 PM Eastern, watershed groups are invited to participate in a free webinar to hear strategies to recognize resource management issues and communicate concerns with growers and landowners. The focus will be on helping to resolve conditions that also contribute to phosphorus losses to Lake Erie Basin waters. Watershed organizations play a key role in promoting tools and strategies for improving water quality, preventing harmful algal blooms and advocating for sensible policies that work for farmers and the environment.

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Funds available to Ohio Farmers for Nutrient Management Planning

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) state office in Ohio has announced that July 18, 2014 will be the cut-off date for applications for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) – Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) funding in 2014. EQIP provides financial assistance to agricultural producers adopting a wide variety of resource management activities. […]

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Free Webinar: Ideas for Improving Customer Service and Profitability

Ag retailers are key influencers of many on-farm decisions. Learn how to better recognize and resolve profit-robbing conditions on your customer’s farms.   Our focus will be on helping to resolve conditions that also contribute to phosphorus losses to Lake Erie Basin waters. Improvements are needed to improve water quality, avoid harmful algal blooms, and avoid […]

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Having a conversation with your tenant about nutrient losses on your ground

Did you know that nearly 50% of all farmland in the United States is owned by individuals who do not farm their own land?  Non-operator farmland owners who lease their land to farmers have a key role to play in resource management. If you are a farmland owner who does not farm your own land, you can: Learn about resource […]

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