Sunday, June 16, 2019
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

cattle

There are several different methods of feeding large round bales of hay. Learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Steve Gerten field tile

If tile lines are checked, maintained and repaired correctly, they will last their life expectancy or longer. Check out these maintenance tips.
snowy road in woods

Learn how to help promote ways to reduce the amount of pollution from vehicles and road maintenance activities during the winter months.
forest

If you want to guide your woods in a certain direction, you need to remove the undesirable trees to release the potential of the desirable ones.
chickens

As folks move to rural America, it is important to keep in mind the necessity to work with the land and not against it.
rain gutter

With fall right around the corner, it's a great time to do a walk-around inspection of your home's gutters and downspouts.
milking

Building a new parlor, whether it is a traditional or robotic system, can be an exciting, but stressful. Learn how to limit the headaches and stay flexible.
cardinal

Jim Dieter settles into his new role as district manager of the Medina Soil and Water Conservation District and lists the happenings in Medina County.
Fencing livestock out of streams

Rather than working against the nature of the stream, we can work with it. Options abound for ways to repair or protect the stream.
Lake Erie algae bloom

Landowners and producers, along with their soil and water conservation districts, should all stay engaged in improving Western Lake Erie Basin watersheds.
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