Farms

In Ohio, farmers are being trained to avoid nutrient build

Kristy Meyer of the Ohio Environmental Council wants the training to reach even more farmers, including those who use manure. Her organization is watching to see what happens after the September deadline.

“We'd really like to start to see Department of Agriculture going out doing random audits, seeing how we're doing with this training program,” explained Meyer.

Ohio trains farmers to help Lake Erie -- but is it working?

Kristy Meyer of the Ohio Environmental Council wants the training to reach even more farmers, including those who use manure. Her organization is watching to see what happens after the September deadline.

“We'd really like to start to see Department of Agriculture going out doing random audits, seeing how we're doing with this training program,” explained Meyer.

Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician

The Grand Traverse Conservation District is currently seeking candidates for TWO Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician positions. The positions are housed in Grand Traverse County at Grand Traverse Conservation District, with the service area covering Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, and Leelanau counties. The MAEAP Technicians will be responsible for delivering on-farm technical assistance in the counties served.

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