Sign up for the
Weekly Harvest Newsletter!

Published every Wednesday, the Weekly Harvest e-newsletter is a free Web digest of sustainable agriculture news, resources, events and funding opportunities gleaned from the Internet. See past issues of the Weekly Harvest.
Sign up here

Sign up for the Weekly Harvest Newsletter

What Is Sustainable Agriculture?

Master Publication List

Search Our Databases

Urban Agriculture

Energy Alternatives

Beginning Farmer

Field Crops

Crop Insurance

Horticultural Crops

Livestock & Pasture

Value-Added Food Products

Local Food Systems

Food Safety

Marketing, Business & Risk Management

Organic Farming

Pest Management

Soils & Compost

Water Management

Ecological Fisheries and Ocean Farming

Other Resources

Sign Up for The Dirt E-News

Home Page

Contribute to NCAT


Newsletter sign up button

· Privacy Policy · Newsletter Archives

RSS Icon XML Feeds

RSS 2.0: Events, Breaking News, Funding Opportunities Atom: Events, Breaking News, Funding Opportunities


NCAT strives to make our information available to everyone who needs it. If you are a limited-access or low-income farmer and find that one of our publications is just not in your budget, please call 800-346-9140.


How are we doing?


Home  > Breaking News

Breaking News

Permalink Revised Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index Helps Prevent Agricultural Runoff

The multiyear On-Field Ohio project has developed a revised Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index that will help farmers calculate the risk of agricultural phosphorus runoff reaching waterways. The On-Field Ohio project collected data on more than 2,000 runoff events from 29 farm fields. Some of the management practices that were evaluated included tillage, soil type, fertilizer placement, soil phosphorus content, field topography, soil infiltration rate, and cover crops. Different crop-management scenarios were input into the index so that farmers can compare scenarios and make informed decisions about how to prioritize time and resources.



More Breaking News

« CSP Renewal Applications Due April 13 :: Assessment of Weeds on New England's Organic Vegetable Farms Completed »


No Comments for this post yet...

Breaking News Archives