H2Ohio Program and Enrollment Resources
Below you will find various files and resources to aid in the navigation of the specifications and enrollment process of the H2Ohio program.
*The sign-up period for H2Ohio has currently ended. Interested producers may still submit their information and be put on a wait-list for when funds become available again.*
The Sign-Up Checklist provides a general overview of the information needed from anyone interested in enrolling.
The H2Ohio Practice Guidelines gives a more in depth look at the specific requirements for each practice with the H2Ohio program. A requirement for all H2Ohio contracts is the development and use of a Nutrient Management Plan which can be developed by a producer's preferred 4R certified agriculture co-op, consultant, or retailer. These NMPs will be based on the Tri-State Fertility Guidelines.
The Farmer Fields Worksheet is an excel spreadsheet developed by the Wood SWCD that can be used to help a producer plan out which practices they'd like to enroll for each of their fields and what the estimated cost share of those practices will be.
The Defiance SWCD has a helpful video presentation that discusses and explains the H2Ohio program in depth.
The H2Ohio homepage provides more insight on the inspiration and goals for the H2Ohio program.
The Ohio Agriculture Conservation Initiative is a program partnered with H2Ohio to establish baseline conservation efforts and encourage partnership in a new certification program.
The H2Ohio Nutrient Management Technical Guidance Document gives more details and answers some common questions regarding the nutrient management practices within the H2Ohio program.
If you have any questions or are interested in enrolling in the H2Ohio program for Lucas County, please contact:
Office: (419) 893-1966 ext. 3#
Mobile: (419) 377-0901