Stories by Cathy Berg

Get ready for more changes in farm practices

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Some important changes coming to conservation programming.

Communicating makes good neighbors

Thursday, May 7, 2015

How we communicate, think and learn are all much different than how it used to be.

New year, same focus on water quality

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Water quality continues to be a focus, for farmers and everyone else.

Stay educated as water quality issues, programs unfold

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Water quality is a big deal, and you need to stay up to date on the developments.

Be the change… A farmer’s pep talk!

Friday, May 30, 2014

By CATHY BERG As I sit here today in my office watching the trees sway in the wind, and admiring the beautiful hostas, iris’s and bleeding hearts growing outside my office window, I think of how much the world has changed. Public perception Public perception and our beliefs appear to now be more influenced by […]

Cold weather brings us challenges

Thursday, February 6, 2014

I am just hoping that someday my children will actually go to school for a whole week!

Let’s get serious about conservation

Thursday, June 27, 2013

There is not one person on this earth who does not need our soil and our water in order to survive.

Could we handle another big flood?

Thursday, March 7, 2013

As I sit here writing this article, the weather has been less than pleasant. I watch it transition from rain to snow, to sleet, and back to rain. Being the conservation minded person I am, I can’t help but observe streams and ditches as I drive back and forth to work. The movement of water […]

Floodplain management: Yes, it is important for everyone in Ohio

Thursday, November 15, 2012

As I drive by our streams, which are at higher water levels due to the rains from Hurricane Sandy, I can’t help but see how much flood damage could be avoided. Floods are a natural and unavoidable fact of life along streams and rivers. Loss of life and property damage can result when people choose […]

Dry summer is a reminder to plan for worst, be thankful for rain

Friday, July 27, 2012

,As I sit here today thinking about what to write … I look out my office window to the brown grass. That’s when it came to me. Water, one of the most important resources to human survival, how do we deal with a shortage or drought? What are the potential consequences? I remember the drought […]


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About Cathy

Cathy Berg, Program Administrator for the Ashland Soil and Water Conservation District for 15 past years. Bachelor of Science Degree from The Ohio State University. Major in Agronomy with soils specialization and a minor in Natural Resources Management.