Friday, December 9, 2016
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

We all know people (maybe you are one of them) who are dedicated to a cause, a community, a church, a charity, a job....

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,...

Cover crops are an old topic, but the benefits are worth repeating.

Take a little time and a little money and take a good look at the fertility level of your fields. When was the last time you pulled a soil test for that corner pasture that you can only graze for a few days a month cause there’s not much grass? For that matter, when’s the last time you sampled your best field?

By CATHY BERGAs I sit here today in my office watching the trees sway in the wind, and admiring the beautiful hostas, iris’s and...

I see farmer’s fields littered with plastic bags. Equipment gets tangled in plastic. I see bags stuck in trees. I know they get swept in creeks and streams and out into our oceans.

By LEVI ARNOLDAs agriculturists we do as much as we can to plan everything within our power. Whether Mother Nature lets our plans work...

By TAMMY L. JONESDid you know that cigarette butts are litter?In Ohio, as well as other states, you can be fined for throwing your...

Use best management practices when it comes to your conservation practices.
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