Recently, here in Monroe County, Ohio, there were two fatal farming accidents within a week of each other.
Farmers depend on tuning into the world around them. Like a textbook, they read the land, plants and animals they raise for a living to determine their management choices.
Mowing the lawn doesn’t have to be a dreaded chore.
If I would ask the question, “what are living trees good for,” I would probably get a large response.
Building a new home is an exciting yet stressful time in anyone’s life. However, with just a little investigating and some simple questions, the process can run smoothly.
What would you say, if I were to tell you I would give you $25,000 dollars to select cut some veneer quality white oak 20 inches and greater DBH out of your woods.
Have you ever driven along and noticed the rich green color of a cornfield on one side of the road while on the other side there’s a yellowish color to the corn crop?
We all know people (maybe you are one of them) who are dedicated to a cause, a community, a church, a charity, a job. They are the ones who step up and get the job done. Quite simply, dedicated people are the backbone of any organization. Not a startling revelation, but one that I have […]
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, sometimes I mull it over for a while and reach back into that part of my mind filled with cobwebs and pull out the answer, or too often I do not […]