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  1. Manganese

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1521

    in soils that may erode into these waters. However, human activities are also responsible for much of ... GENERAL INFORMATION Manganese is naturally occurring in many surface and ground water sources and ... the manganese contamination in water in some areas. HEALTH EFFECTS People with long-term exposure to ...

  2. Know Your Well Water

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

    -resources/water/drinking-water/water-testing/testing/how-to-interpret-a-water-analysis-report.    ... Wondering if your well water is safe?  A good first step is to have your water tested at ... created this website to help drinking water well owners test, understand and protect their well water ...

  3. Common Sense Management Necessary to Minimize Heat Stress on Livestock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/common-sense-management-necessary-minimize-heat-stress-livestock

    thing is that animals have plenty of water and that producers don't move them in the hot part of ... healthy for the sheep than being out in the open air." While the recommendation may sound ... a summer breeze to cool off. Grimes also pointed out the importance of shade, and air circulation, to beef ...

  4. Upper Big Walnut Creek Water Quality Partnership

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/upper-big-walnut-creek-water-quality-partnership

    Conservationist Delaware Soil and Water Conservation District 557-A Sunbury Rd. Delaware, OH 43015 (740) 368-1921 ... profitable agriculture within the watershed.  The group meets quarterly at the Delaware Soil & Water ... largely in response to water quality problems that impacted the integrity of the Big Walnut as a drinking ...

  5. Facing Compacted Soils? Practice Continuous No-Till for Better Yields

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/facing-compacted-soils-practice-continuous-no-till-better-yields

    soils are firm, with natural channels for root growth and movement of water and air. Tillage tends to ... it. Compaction destroys the soil structure and causes erosion by keeping water out. It prevents plant ... than soil that was deep tilled (subsoiled) each fall. Researchers compacted corn/soybean rotation plots ...

  6. Rains May Hold Up Corn Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rains-may-hold-corn-crop

    and air/soil temperatures. When you have warm temperatures (above 77 degrees Fahrenheit), corn may not ... “One exception is when you get hail damage on top of saturated soils. The water splashes into the ... to the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service. But it’s the saturated soils and ponding of some ...

  7. Specialist hopes to demystify algal blooms during Farm Science Review session

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/specialist-hopes-demystify-algal-blooms-during-farm-science-review-session

    prevalent throughout Ohio in recent years. These blooms on public waters have drawn much attention in the ... nutrients in the water,” Braig said. “Factors contributing to HABs are complex, but will always involve ... nutrients to fuel them.“  Warm temperatures, prolonged still water, low water levels and a lack of ...

  8. Overholt Drainage School Offers Soil and Water Conservation Education

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/overholt-drainage-school-offers-soil-and-water-conservation-education

    March 8, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Farmers, land improvement contractors, soil and water conservation ... technicians and engineers can learn about the construction and management of soil and water conservation ... design, layout, construction, and management of soil and water conservation systems, with emphasis on ...

  9. Leading Creek Watershed Group

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/leading-creek-watershed-group

    Leading Creek Meigs Jim Freeman Watershed Coordinator Meigs Soil and Water Conservation District ... Meigs Soil and Water Conservation District 113 E. Memorial Dr. Pomeroy, OH 45701 (740) 992-4282 (740) ...

  10. Harmful Algal Blooms

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/watershed-management/harmful-algal-blooms

    On July 7, 2011, Joe Bonnell (OSU Extension) interviewed Gail Hesse (Ohio EPA and Ohio Water ... monitoring, standards for algal toxins for public beaches and drinking water, and requirements for public ...

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