If you have questions about H2Ohio,
contact our office by calling 419-738-4016
or email Emily
Voluntary Nutrient Management Plan and Development
Variable Rate Phosphorus Application (VRT)
Subsurface Phosphorus Placement
Conservation Crop Rotation - Small Grains or Forages
Overwintering Cover Crops
Drainage Water Management
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When can I start implementing practices?
A: As soon as you have an approved VNMP/CNMP and weather conditions are met.
Q: How do I know what the weather condition requirements are for spreading manure or commercial fertilizer?
A: Western Lake Erie Basin restrictions - click here.
Q: What records do I need to keep to remain in compliance with the program?
A: the record-keeping requirements for each practice are in the individual practice guidelines with each BMP sheet that was initialed by the producer.
Q: When will I receive payment for practices enrolled in?
A: Once you fill out and return the Producer Verification Form with ALL documents, we will submit your requests for payment at the following board meeting, once approved, payments can be issued. (payments will typically be paid twice per year - spring/fall)