Friday, February 5, 2016
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

If you raise crops, and fertilizer is your biggest expense, then it only makes sense to use it wisely, and following the 4Rs can increase productivity and minimize the environmental impact of continuous cropping.

As I sit here writing this article, the weather has been less than pleasant. I watch it transition from rain to snow, to sleet,...

Recently, a friend told me about a bat flying in their barn. It was late December and right before a cold spell. It landed...

To prevent headaches or disputes, if you've got an abandoned road on your property, find out if the road was ever vacated and is no longer an official road.

In 2009 I started something that I never thought I would do -- beekeeping! (If someone had told me a few years ago that...

So much of life depends upon your point of view. Everyone has different experiences and learns from a unique perspective. My grade school consisted of...

From cattle to commerce, mills to malls, and farmlands to frack pads, every watershed has historically supported a large variety of ever-changing land uses,...

Private ponds can be a great way to add function, as well as scenic beauty, to your property. A properly constructed pond can provide...

It’s January and it’s cold — not surprising for our area. However, as you look out the window praying for that so-called “global warming”...

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio -- Recently, the Guernsey Soil & Water Conservation District hosted a local Meadowbrook HS student in its volunteer training program. Erica Showalter,...
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