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Everyone deserves a little mercy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Sludge from a mine cleanup spill that turned a Colorado River orange a couple of weeks ago made the EPA a target of criticism and potential lawsuits over their handling of the cleanup efforts. The local government entities and property owners cited concerns about drawing water from the river for drinking and irrigation, not to […]

Ensuring the future of farming

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Whether or not you have children or grandchildren, make an effort to spark an agricultural interest in someone.

Good year to test your forages

Thursday, August 6, 2015

With the wet year that we’ve had, you may want to test your forages.

There’s no match for a native plant patch

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Native plants are quickly regaining their popularity.

Who cares if my livestock are in the creek? (Well, every farmer should)

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Stream exclusion fencing is a practice that benefits the farmer and the environment.

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.

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