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H2Ohio meetings for northwest Ohio producers scheduled

ODA and SWCD are hosting a series of informational meetings for farmers to learn about H2Ohio incentives, the Ohio Agriculture Conservation Initiative, best management practices and open enrollment.

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Study shows Ohio’s largest rivers improving in water quality

The comprehensive study found that water quality has improved tremendously over the years, with 86% of the state’s large rivers in good to excellent condition compared to just 18% in the 1980s.

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Ohio Farm Bureau Podcast: An H2Ohio Update

Get an update on the H2Ohio water quality initiative and find out what a cost-benefit analysis says about the funding allocated to farmers taking part in the initiative.

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H2Ohio is worth the investment, study says

The H2Ohio water quality program is reducing the amount of fertilizer entering northwest Ohio waterways and is an efficient use of state funding.

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H2Ohio projects expand into Ohio River Basin

Projects will create wetlands, restore wetlands on hydric soils and/or enhance water quality at existing wetlands and floodplains.

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H2Ohio conservation practices to be assessed through new partnership

ODA, Farm Bureau and the Demo Farms are partnering to assess the agronomic and economic impacts of H2Ohio Best Management Practices.

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Our Ohio Weekly: Ohio NRCS State Conservationist John Wilson

Newly appointed Ohio NRCS Chief John Wilson talks about stepping into his new role and some of the challenges and goals he has for his agency moving forward.

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Water quality and agriculture: The rest of the story

A new film about water quality in Lake Erie skips over all of the advancements being made by farmers in northwest Ohio and beyond.

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Our Ohio Weekly: Ohio Department of Agriculture update

Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Dorothy Pelanda discusses the success of H2Ohio in northwest Ohio and how her agency has helped farmers through the challenges of Ohio’s food supply chain.

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Upcoming meetings offer details about H2Ohio

Ohio Farm Bureau is encouraging members to learn more about the H2Ohio application process and the program’s conservation practices by attending these meetings.

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