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H2Ohio is coming to Richland County! H2Ohio was designed to address the water quality issues in Ohio. The Ohio General Assembly was the first to fund this movement in attempts to improve water quality. This program works with farmers to improve conservation efforts, nutrient management practices, reduce runoff, incorporate phosphorus filtering wetlands, manure management and crop rotation will be implemented through the program funding.
All Richland County farmers are eligible for the H2Ohio program. There will be one in person meeting on July 20, with more information. Pre-recorded meetings will be provided on July 22, 28 and 29. Sign-up for H2Ohio will begin July 15 and run through Aug. 31. Producers can sign-up for no more than four years of practice payments.
For more information, contact Richland County SWCD at 419-747-8686 or visit richlandswcd.net.
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