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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


OSU Prof to Speak on Economic Incentives, Water Quality

January 19, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Brent Sohngen, a professor in Ohio State University’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, will present “Economic Incentives and Water Quality in Ohio” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. tomorrow (1/20) in a seminar series sponsored by the university’s School of Environment and Natural Resources.

Attend in 103 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Rd., on Ohio State’s main campus in Columbus or by video link in 123 Williams Hall at the university’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), 1680 Madison Ave., in Wooster.

Sohngen holds a doctorate in natural resource and environmental economics from Yale University. He has interests in the area of natural resource and environmental economics, including valuing environmental change, modeling land use and land cover change, and the economics of non-point source pollution.

The four-part winter seminar series is called “Agriculture, Water Quality and Nutrient Management.”

For more information, e-mail Jeff S. Sharp,, or call 614-292-2265 or 330-263-3659. Details on SENR are at

SENR and OARDC are part of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Kurt Knebusch
Jeff S. Sharp