Nutrient management & Water quality

Don’t put daddy’s toothbrush in the toilet!

By Matt Reese My wife and I try not to have a long list of silly rules for our children to follow, but sometimes, their actions warrant rules. Here are a few of the strange rules in Reese family law. Do not stand on the table. There are clear safety issues when an 18-month old [...]

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Phosphorus in Lake Erie will likely mean changes for ag

By Matt Reese Ohio is unbelievably fortunate to have Lake Erie, the richest, most productive and most biologically diverse of the Great Lakes. “Lake Erie is one of the most important lakes in the world,” said Jeff Reutter, director of Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory on Lake Erie. “Lake Erie produces more fish for [...]

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“No on Snow” a good rule to live by

By Karen Chapman, Great Lakes Regional Director at Environmental Defense Fund Farmers have to watch every penny in order to remain profitable – now more than ever. Even with rosy crop prices, producers cannot afford to waste fertilizer or fuel. The January 3rd on-line bulletin “Crop Input and Land Outlook 2011” from OSU Extension, points [...]

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