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  1. More Than 10,000 Ohio Farmers Have Received Water Quality Training

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/more-10000-ohio-farmers-have-received-water-quality-training

    for agronomic systems. “I expect we will be at about 11,000 farmers when the winter training season ... to capture more farmers before we hit the next winter meeting season, when the bulk of the training ... practices represent a long-term process and that it will take years to see quantifiable results. “We’re ...

  2. Experts: Smaller Algal Bloom Predicted For Western Lake Erie

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/experts-smaller-algal-bloom-predicted-western-lake-erie

    Those BMPs include subsurface application of phosphorus; using cereal rye cover crops in the winters ... Maumee River. As a result, there is less phosphorus entering Lake Erie and fewer nutrients to fuel ...

  3. Updating Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Is Generating Positive Initial Results

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/updating-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index-generating-positive-initial-results

    and/or manure application amounts and methods. “We are quantifying how differences in practices result in ... data on more than 2,000 runoff events and more than 14,000 runoff water samples, resulting in more than ... 42,000 analyses. It has also collected 2,000 soil samples, resulting in more than 8,000 analyses.  “Using ...

  4. Farmers, Consultants Needed for Major Initiative to Update Fertilizer Guidelines

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/farmers-consultants-needed-major-initiative-update-fertilizer-guidelines

    being conducted in Indiana and Michigan, and the results will replace the current tri-state fertilizer ... fulford.19@osu.edu.   Besides being of interest to crop farmers statewide, results from this project will be used by ... a better crop and better water quality as a result.” ...

  5. Development Of BioFET Sensors For Real Time Monitoring Of Cyanotoxins

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/field-faucet-projects/handheld-sensors-monitoring-cyanotoxins

    equipment—often meaning a delay of several days before results.   A research team led by Wu Lu, an electrical ... very low amounts. The End Result A handheld device that can quickly and accurately measure multiple ...

  6. Development Of An Integrated System For Nitrogen And Phosphorus Removal From Animal Manure

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/field-faucet-projects/method-extracting-n-p-manure

    of steps, that include spinning the water out and mixing it with lime or gypsum, results in both ... a pilot-scale mobile processing unit. The End Result Clean water that is safe to use for irrigation, and less ...

  7. Investigation of water treatment alternatives in the removal of microcystin-LR

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/ohio-dept-higher-education-projects/water-treatment-alternatives-microcystin

    will share results at statewide meetings of community water managers. The End Result Cities will be ...

  8. Method Development for Detecting Toxins In Biological Samples

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/ohio-dept-higher-education-projects/detecting-toxins-biological-samples

    compounds that result when the body breaks them down. The End Result A technique that will help public ...

  9. Development Of Real-Time Detection Of Cyanotoxins In Drinking And Irrigation Water Sources Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles And Validation With Laboratory Measurements

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/field-faucet-projects/uavs-faster-algal-bloom-sampling

    New research will take the birds’ eye view of harmful algal blooms to get test results faster ... verify in the laboratory. The End Result  A faster way for public safety officials to know whether an ...

  10. Report Shows How to Say Goodbye to Harmful Algal Blooms

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/report-shows-how-say-goodbye-harmful-algal-blooms

    phosphorus and concluded that two of them would result in a 40 percent reduction on average.   “All 12 of the ... modeled scenarios produced results beneficial to phosphorus reduction,” said Don Scavia, lead author of ...

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