Sunday, June 26, 2016
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

Vinton County, Ohio forest

The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and spring is in the air. Farmers are getting in the fields, flowers are in bloom and...
spring peeper

In the spring, small amphibians like frogs, toads and salamanders migrate to vernal pools to breed.
Rural stream

A healthy, forested riparian zone serves many purposes in the ecosystem, links a stream to its watershed and gives the stream access to its floodplain.
Cover crops field

With strong results, the cover cover crop program continues to grow.
Lake Erie secchi disk

Watershed workshop is a promising opportunity for educators.
tillage

When it comes to comfort zones and agriculture, many farmers and landowners have been in the same routine for most of their lives.
frost seeding

As it applies to no-till and soil conservation, frost seeding can be an effective, economical and environmentally sound method of improving forage in pastures and hay fields.
earthworm

Powerful little buggers: Merely by force of their day-to-day existence, earthworms alter and enhance the chemical, physical, and biological makeup of the soil.
dandelions

How do you truly determine if a species is invasive or not? Many would be surprised at how many species found in Ohio today are not actually native. So are they invasive or what?
Beef cattle grazing

Pasture programs that are well managed can be the most economical way to ensure forages for your herd.
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