Sunday, January 17, 2021
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation


Learn more about free apps that provide data about plants, animals and insects that can improve the identification efforts of any person that uses them.
round bales wrapped in plastic

Learn how to reduce the cost of feeding your livestock by reducing hay cutting losses due to storage and feeding.
Spreading manure

While it's easy to be carried away by the dreams of fresh air and open space, the not-always-pleasant realities of rural life should also be considered.

What if we look at the harmful algal bloom problem as an infiltration issue instead of a runoff issue?
Manure application

Applying manure improves soil tilth, helps with water and nutrient retention, reduces wind and water erosion and promotes growth of beneficial organisms.
Mohican State Park

If you've been looking for an escape this year, you might find what you're looking for in nature.

Learn more about resources to help you improve the health of your forest, or make it more financially viable or environmentally sustainable.

With fall and winter knocking, chimney maintenance is a priority before firing up your wood burner. Learn how to properly clean and inspect your chimney.
Autumn leaves on green grass.

Recycling leaves can help you reduce the cost of purchased landscape products, make your soil more fertile, reduce weed germination and protect the environment.
Healthy soil

Soil tests can provide a lot of information that can help guide you with what you should be putting on your fields.