Sunday, August 18, 2019
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

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.
seedlings

Jessie Radcliff is excited for the future of agriculture, of soil conservation, and her part in the task of change and progress.
produce at farmers market

Support local farmers and food processors, your community, and Ohio's livelihood by purchasing local or Ohio products.
monarch butterflies feeding on milkweed

There are areas that we should just let nature be what it is, and allow the “weeds” to help our pollinators, birds and wildlife thrive.
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