Cover crops have been around for many years in some areas; however it is rather new to others.
The concept of “Soil Health” has received a lot of attention recently.
I sat in my Jeep thinking about all the administrative tasks I could have been doing at the office instead of waiting to see the yellow school bus full of first graders pull in for a field trip I said I would help with.
Many cover crop programs, many benefits.
Be prepared, “before” an emergency happens.
A few years back, Patty Loveless had a popular country song that told of three sad events in a woman’s life, and each time, her Mama comforted her and said “life’s about changing, nothing ever stays the same.”
Water quality is a big deal, and you need to stay up to date on the developments.
This Sept. 11, remember the things that really matter.
A breakdown of why the leaves change this time of year.
Soil and water conservation districts in each of Ohio’s counties need board members who are dedicated to agriculture’s success and natural resource conservation.
Recently, here in Monroe County, Ohio, there were two fatal farming accidents within a week of each other.
Farmers depend on tuning into the world around them. Like a textbook, they read the land, plants and animals they raise for a living to determine their management choices.
Mowing the lawn doesn’t have to be a dreaded chore.
If I would ask the question, “what are living trees good for,” I would probably get a large response.
Building a new home is an exciting yet stressful time in anyone’s life. However, with just a little investigating and some simple questions, the process can run smoothly.
What would you say, if I were to tell you I would give you $25,000 dollars to select cut some veneer quality white oak 20 inches and greater DBH out of your woods.
Have you ever driven along and noticed the rich green color of a cornfield on one side of the road while on the other side there’s a yellowish color to the corn crop?
We all know people (maybe you are one of them) who are dedicated to a cause, a community, a church, a charity, a job. They are the ones who step up and get the job done. Quite simply, dedicated people are the backbone of any organization. Not a startling revelation, but one that I have […]
The Medina SWCD just completed a soil testing project in cooperation with Spencer Feed and Supply, located in Spencer, Ohio, in the western part of Medina County. Their service area is mostly in the headwaters of the Black River Watershed to Lake Erie.
I often get questions about what the name of a particular plant is. Sometimes I know it right off the top of my head, sometimes I mull it over for a while and reach back into that part of my mind filled with cobwebs and pull out the answer, or too often I do not […]