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H2O Virtual Meetings To Be Held

15 Jul , 2021  

By: Richland County SWCD, 1812Blockhouse

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) Director Dorothy Pelanda announced last week that H2Ohio’s farmer incentive program is expanding into 10 additional counties in the Western Lake Erie Basin.

1812Blockhouse’s post concerning that announcement can be read here.

Richland County is included in the expansion and Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Richland SWCD) is administering the program locally. More…

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Northwest County Farmers Act To Conserve Land

18 Jul , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse

The Richland Soil and Water Conservation District has shared news that two northwest Richland County farmers have acted to preserve over 300 acres of farmland.

Through the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Local Agriculture Easement Program, better known as the Ohio Farmland Preservation Program, Ohio farmers can receive compensation for placing acreage with a qualified organization that can project the area from development in perpetuity. More…

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Staying Warm And Staying Safe: Buying Firewood In Ohio

10 Nov , 2018  

As winter quickly approaches and more Richland Countians look to firewood to help heat their homes, the Ohio Department of Agriculture is offering some basic tips to help when purchasing wood.

The following firewood rules and regulations are helpful to review: More…