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Lake Erie farmer watershed group offers peer-to-peer support

A farmer in the Western Lake Erie Basin says a local peer group is allowing farmers to learn water quality best management practices together. Lenawee County’s Jim Isley tells Brownfield he joined the River Rasin Watershed Council’s farmer-led working group following the Toledo water... Read More.

Climatologist says mildly severe Lake Erie algal bloom expected

The Ohio State Climatologist says the wet spring has caused an uptick in algal blooms on Lake Erie. Aaron Wilson says Lake Erie is expected to have mildly severe algal bloom activity for the remainder of the year. “Farmers, you know, have nutrients in the fields,” he... Read More.