Friday, November 27, 2015
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

The Ohio Buckeye Tree is a tree with an identity crisis. We found this out the last several months measuring trees for our Big Tree Contest for 2015.

As corn and soybeans are coming off of fields, many farmers are making plans to get cover crops onto these fields in the coming weeks.

Local leaders are key to the success of the Soil and Water Conservation District.

For soil and water conservation districts, the county fair is an opportunity to deal with folks on a one-to-one basis in a very relaxed atmosphere. (And, boy! Do we get questions!)

A successful pond can be very rewarding and enjoyable, but a failing pond is a very costly and frustrating issue.

Some important changes coming to conservation programming.

Sludge from a mine cleanup spill that turned a Colorado River orange a couple of weeks ago made the EPA a target of criticism...

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

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

Native plants are quickly regaining their popularity.