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  1. NOAA, Partners Predict Significant Summer Harmful Algal Bloom for Western Lake Erie

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/noaa-partners-predict-significant-summer-harmful-algal-bloom-western-lake-erie

    is expected to measure 7.5 on the severity index but could range between 6.5 and nine. An index above ... five indicates a potentially harmful bloom. The severity index is based on a bloom’s biomass — the ...

  2. Changes Made to Rules on Applying Fertilizer

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/changes-made-rules-applying-fertilizer

    agri.ohio.gov/apps/odaprs/pestfert-PRS-index.aspx  and  nutrienteducation.osu.edu For more information, contact the writer or source directly. ...

  3. Dispatch from the Field: Tony Gallenstein on His Work with the iAGRI Program in Tanzania

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/dispatch-field-tony-gallenstein-his-work-iagri-program-tanzania

    weather-based index insurance on technology adoption and farmer group sustainability in Tanzania; Improve ... of index insurance in the agricultural finance sector in Tanzania.   Through this initiative, it is ... agricultural university to conduct high-quality economics research and promote the understanding of index ...

  4. Dispatch from the Field: Tony Gallenstein on His Work with the iAGRI Program in Tanzania

    https://aede.osu.edu/newsletter/news-aede/april-2016/dispatch-field-tony-gallenstein-his-work-iagri-program-tanzania

    weather-based index insurance on technology adoption and farmer group sustainability in Tanzania; Improve ... of index insurance in the agricultural finance sector in Tanzania.   Through this initiative, it is ... agricultural university to conduct high-quality economics research and promote the understanding of index ...

  5. A better tool in the toolbox: New project will bolster Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/better-tool-in-the-toolbox-new-project-will-bolster-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index

    Service Ohio Phosphorus (P) Risk Index to better predict the risk of phosphorus moving off farm fields.  ... goals are to make the Ohio P Risk Index accurate, add more best management practice options for farmers, ... and create an interactive web-based tool so farmers can calculate their P Risk Index scores, evaluate ...

  6. New Research from Professor Mario Miranda and Katie Farrin Looks at Index Insurance Options for the Developing World

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/new-research-professor-mario-miranda-and-katie-farrin-looks-index-insurance-options-developing

    Index insurance, which relies on an observed value of a specified “index” or some other closely ... empirical research on index insurance for developing countries and summarizes lessons learned from index ... restraints. Index insurance offers a real work-around for these types of problems. For example, in the case of ...

  7. Teaming up with farmers to protect Ohio’s water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2014/teaming-farmers-protect-ohio%E2%80%99s-water

    Work continues on a project to revise the Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index. The index is a planning tool ... index more accurate and to increase farmers’ management options for reducing phosphorus runoff, said ...

  8. Lake Erie Cyanobacteria Bloom- A Summary of the 2016 Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-2/lake-erie-cyanobacteria-bloom-summary-2016-season

    blooms.   Figure 1. Bloom severity index for 2002-2016 (green bar) plus the forecast for 2016 released in ... in Figure 1 (Stumpf, 2016). The index is based on the amount of biomass over the peak 30-days. The ... 2016 with close to 200 metric tons had a severity index around 3.0. Figure 2. Total bioavailable ...

  9. Online tool that helps protect water is now being made even better

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2016/online-tool-helps-protect-water-now-being-made

    revise the Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index, an online tool that farmers can use to determine — and, if ... done.”—Libby Dayton An integral part of managing phosphorus The Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index is an integral part ...

  10. Corn Flea Beetle and Stewart's Leaf Blight Prediction

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-06/corn-flea-beetle-and-stewarts-leaf-blight-prediction

    'flea beetle index' is calculated as the sum of the average temperatures of December, January and ... February.  This winter we find that all areas of the state have indexes less than 90 suggesting that the risk ... Jackson) even reach an index over 80, coming in at 84.8 and 88.7, respectively.   The other  locations and ...

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