1. How to participate in the 2022 eFields Soil Health Study

    May 5, 2022

    We are currently recuriting farmers to participate in the 2022 eFields Soil Health Study. We will sample in early spring/summer at a 0-8" inch depth across your field to collect 10-15 soil cores. 

  2. Rural Action

    Rural Action is Recruiting Farmers for Nutrient Reduction Projects

    Feb 22, 2022

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  3. [C.O.R.N 2021] Winter Application of Manure - Remember Setbacks

    Jan 3, 2022

    From CORN Newsletter 12/21/2021-01/03/2022

  4. Mark your calendars for the next Dairy Luncheon Series

    Oct 20, 2021

  5. Herbicide Shortage – How To Plan Termination Of Multispecies Cover Crop Mixtures For The 2022 Growing Season

    Oct 20, 2021

  6. Mono-, Relay-, and Double-Crop Production Systems in Northwest Ohio

    Oct 20, 2021

  7. Ohio Department of Agriculture Extends H2Ohio Deadline to Plant Cover Crops

    Oct 15, 2021

    Re: Ohio Soybean Association 10/13/2021

    Due to a late harvest and adverse weather conditions, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is extending the 2021 H2Ohio Program deadline for planting overwintering cover crops, including those following small grains, and manure incorporation.

  8. Ohio Department of Agriculture Now Accepting New Applications for H2Ohio Program

    Oct 5, 2021

    (Sept., 23, 2021) - The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is currently accepting new enrollments for the H2Ohio Program. Producers in the original 14-county targeted area of the Maumee River Watershed can sign up for the years 2022 and 2023. That area includes: Williams, Defiance, Paulding, Van Wert, Mercer, Fulton, Henry, Putnam, Allen, Auglaize, Lucas, Wood, Hancock and Hardin counties. Farmers are required to submit a Voluntary Nutrient Management Plan (VNMP) at the time of application.

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    We want your input for ongoing watershed planning!

    Oct 5, 2021

    We want your input on several ongoing watershed plans currently in progress for several subwatersheds in Mercer and Van Wert County, Ohio: Twelvemile Creek, Eightmile Creek and Kyle Prairie Creek These plans will aim to address water quality impacts and nutrient reduction strategies in these watersheds. Example projects could include: grassed waterways, cover crops, two-stage channels, stream buffers, wetlands and more.

  10. Join us for a Western Lake Erie Basin Public Input Meeting

    Sep 21, 2021

    OSU Extension and the Mercer County SWCD would like to extend an invitation to a Western Lake Erie Basin public input meeting. 

    Join us for an informal discussion to learn more about this project and to provide valuable input on potential conservation projects. Future funding for projects is contingent on completing these plans, so please come to share what projects and practices would be most beneficial to you and your community and to learn more about upcoming opportunities for farmers