Saturday, December 14, 2019
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

Do you all know what type of soil is beneath your feet? Do you know if it’s well drained, primarily silt loam, depth to...

Since the earliest civilizations, societies have wrestled with a love/hate relationship with the "almighty agua." We are no exception. In countless ways, we are...

As fall is fast approaching many soil and water districts are planning their annual meetings. This means they are looking for qualified candidates to...

What is girdling? When I first heard the term a long time ago, I thought it had to do with woman's clothing apparel. Of...

I did not come up with the name for this column; The Dirt on Conservation. I don't know about you but I do NOT...

Do you have rare plants? And what do you do if you have them? These questions will be answered Sept. 18 at the Medina...

Recently, at the farmers market, a woman rushed over to me excitedly, seeking out the vendor with the fresh eggs that her friend had...

Locally led conservation programs -- they're what Soil and Water Conservation District supervisors dedicate their time and talents to. SWCDs are governed by five...

As I tried to put together this article it became clear to me that your local Soil and Water Conservation District is definitely "one...

Rain barrels make every drop count. That's the slogan that begins every one of my rain barrel presentations. Well, OK, I have to confess...