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Rotate your crops; it increases yields and lowers cost per acre

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Having no rotation on your crops will absolutely exhaust your soils and limits its natural abilities to help your crops grow.

Conservation is more like baseball than you think

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Baseball and conservation have more analogies than you probably think.

What do all those colored flags mean?

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Have you ever wondered what the various short colored flags along a road right of way mean or across a yard or even a field?

Harrison SWCD hits 70 years in conservation education, service

Thursday, June 4, 2015

The SWCD’s mission statement is “to promote stewardship by providing education and technical assistance to cooperators for the conservation of our natural resources.”

Ag school days teaches youth about farming

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Ag school days continues to teach local youth about agriculture.

Start planning now for cover crops

Thursday, May 21, 2015

There are generally two ways to seed covers — in the soil and on top of the soil.

By all means, no-till makes good sense

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Two good reasons to use no-till: because it works and helps to reduce overhead.

Communicating makes good neighbors

Thursday, May 7, 2015

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

Join the race to help save monarchs

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The monarch butterfly is now in great decline and its main . . . well, only sourcing of food; milkweed is just about as scarce as the butterfly itself.

Woodpeckers make interesting bird

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Woodpeckers drill, peck, and drum to establish territory and attract mates, extract insects, and create nesting cavities.


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