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Ohio Water Quality

The main principles to manage water quality are:

Fight erosion with practices including: 

  • Cover crops
  • No till or reduced till
  • Crop rotation

Enhance management with practices including: 

  • Integrated pest management
  • Nutrient management

Improve filtration with practices including: 

  • Filter strip
  • Riparian forest buffer

Manage animal waste with practices including: 

  • Prescribed grazing
  • Waste storage
  • Waste management