H2Ohio is here for Ottawa County! The program, which offers funding to farmers who implement proven conservation practices that limit agricultural phosphorus runoff from fertilizer, is now open to farmers in 24 counties. Phosphorus runoff is the primary factor behind algal blooms on Lake Erie.
H2Ohio - Ohio Department of Agriculture
For more information on what BMP's are available, or to watch a pre-recorded webinar on the details of the program. Visit the H2Ohio-Ag website.
Producers should be verifying their seeding and fertilization records with the SWCD office before April 1st.