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Sun Nov 17, 2019, 09:51 PM

Farmers Say Getting State Funds Lead Them To Support H2Ohio Spending

Ohio farmers say they’re on board with the state’s plans to slow down agricultural runoff into Lake Erie, which Gov. Mike DeWine has said is the biggest contributor to toxic algae blooms.

Farmers are joining environmental activists and conservationists in embracing how DeWine says he’ll spend $172 million in the newly created H2Ohio fund.

DeWine said farmers will get financial incentives from the state to start using science-based practices for applying fertilizer, building ditches and planting trees and shrubs.

And unlike in previous efforts, the Ohio Farm Bureau and other major agricultural players approve.

Read more: https://www.statenews.org/post/farmers-say-getting-state-funds-lead-them-support-h2ohio-spending

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Sun Nov 17, 2019, 10:02 PM

1. Amazing

There's hope

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