Our Ohio Weekly

Our Ohio Weekly shares the story of Ohio agriculture and Ohio Farm Bureau. Each week, this radio program and podcast features guests who represent leaders in agriculture, government, academia and the food industry, among others. Host Ty Higgins talks to interesting guests and brings the story of Ohio agriculture to life by featuring Farm Bureau members and staff who are working hard all across Ohio.



H2Ohio Has Ohio Farmers' Attention

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Dorothy Pelanda announced earlier this year that $30 million in H2Ohio funding will be available for Ohio farmers in more than a dozen counties. The funds will be awarded as part of Governor DeWine’s H2Ohio plan to reduce agricultural phosphorus runoff and prevent algal blooms in Lake Erie. This week on Our Ohio Weekly, find out more about where this funding is coming from and how to apply for it as Ty Higgins visits with Clark Hutson, H2Ohio WLEB Program Coordinator with the Ohio Department of Agriculture. 00:00 - H2Ohio WLEB Program Coordinator Clark Hutson 14:40 - OFBF Director of Water Quality and Research Jordan Hoewischer 21:55 - Gracee Workman tells her story about a path through a dark time of addiction and mental illness to a bright farming career 'To the Beat of Agriculture'. 30:05 - OFBF's Tim Hicks, Business Development Field Director, gives details about the Workers' Compensation Group Rating Program and online BWC courses being offered online.


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