The daylong workshop will focus on discussing technologies and techniques to reduce off-site movement of nutrients and the barriers to their adoption and implementation, said Jim Hoorman, an OSU Extension educator and an assistant professor studying cover crops and water quality issues.

Topics include:

* Management and Treatment Options for Agricultural Subsurface Drainage

* Controlled Drainage

* BioReactors

* Filters

* Near-Zero Discharge Agricultural Systems

* Livestock Manure Application Research and Future Trends

* Landscape Conservation

* Gypsum

* Variable Rate Nitrogen Applications in Corn

* Conservation Practices

The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. at the Ohio Department of Agriculture, 8995 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg.

Registration is due March 7 and is $40 per person for members of the Soil and Water Conservation Society and $50 for non-members. Registration for students is $20. Late registration is $60.

Fees include refreshments and lunch. They can be paid by check payable to All Ohio Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society and sent to John Armentano, 3635 Day Spring Drive, Hilliard, Ohio 43026.

Participants are eligible for 5 hours of Soil and Water Management credit in the Ohio Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Program and 1 hour of Nutrient Management credit, also in the CCA program.

For more information, check out AgAnswers  or contact Hoorman at 419-523-6294 or


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