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Give back to nature this holiday season

Thursday, December 11, 2014

It’s that time of year when all is merry and bright and the fast pace of the world we live in slows down just enough to catch a few moments with family and friends.

Always time to learn something new

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Winter is upon us. At least that’s what it felt like after the mid-November arctic blast and snowfall.

Want to think outside of the box for Christmas? Try the soil and water conservation districts

Thursday, November 27, 2014

This Year Make Your Black Friday GREEN! Ho Ho Hold on a minute! Try as you might, there is no going back. The Thanksgiving turkey, heck, even the Halloween ghouls and goblins, will forevermore be in competition with Santa and his entourage of elves. Like a full-blown blizzard that comes suddenly and unexpectedly, burying autumn […]

New grant will help Columbiana County landowners protect water quality

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Columbiana Soil and Water Conservation District has received a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Partners Program to support landowners in protecting water quality

Solving those downstream dilemmas

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Columbiana County is primarily an agricultural area, and one feature that makes this county exceptional is its water.

Tips on managing manure in winter

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Cold weather is quickly approaching and with it brings manure management concerns.

Utilizing cover crops in our fields

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Cover crops have been around for many years in some areas; however it is rather new to others.

Healthy soil: Plan for the future

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The concept of “Soil Health” has received a lot of attention recently.

Unforgettable lessons in the woods

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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.

Medina County going cover crop crazy

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Many cover crop programs, many benefits.

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