Monday, May 16, 2022
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

fall leaves

A leaf chromatography experiment enables you to discover and observe the different color pigmentations contained in leaves. Learn how to do this at home.
planting for wildlife

Have you ever wanted to improve the wildlife habitat on your property? If so, there are a couple of things you should consider.
farmer using a drone

For those committed to cover cropping, the potential of using drone technology to evaluate feilds is immense.
Fall leaves

Instead of working to remove fallen leaves from your lawn, have them work for you by adding mulched leaves to your lawn, garden and compost.
bumblebee

Pollinator habitat — an abundance of diverse, native wildflowers and just a sprinkling of native grass — is an essential part of Ohio's farming landscape. 
cattle in pasture

Does your pasture look healthier today than it did all those years ago? If not, maybe we should be doing it better than grandpa did it.
soil

It's time to prepare for fall nutrient replacement. Learn how to be effective with the nutrients and manage fertility to meet your yield goals.
vote

It's time to elect new soil and water conservation district board members to ensure the success of each district. Find out how to get involved.
Fencing livestock out of streams

One of the simplest practices farmers can install to help reduce manure runoff from entering our waters is livestock exclusion fencing.
tree

Trees provide wildlife habitats, create windbreaks, reduce erosion, improve air quality by releasing oxygen and sequestering CO2. Learn how to help.