Friday, April 20, 2018
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

Manure holding pond

Take a second to review safety measures and precautions that can be taken to avoid accidents around manure holding ponds.
drain

Proper operation and maintenance of your septic system can have a significant impact on how well it works and how long it lasts.
wheat

Keeping the soil covered and active, with a living root zone for more of the year, leads to long-term soil improvements, productivity, and profitability.
Flooded farm field

With perception rates fluctuating wildly across a wide range, farmers need to rethink how they prepare their soil to manage rainfall.
American Woodcock

American Woodcocks like wet woods, moist thickets, and brushy marshes and favors a mix of open fields and forestland.

Keep in mind that as the grazing season comes to an end there are plenty of ways that you can still improve your pasture for the following year.
A man hiking.

People in the cities and the country are getting outside. And maybe the whole goal is a cool social media post, but they are out there.

It takes a lot of work to convert a woodlot to a new dominate native species, but you can eliminate the native surge.

Diversity combats this struggle, both plant diversity as well as habitat diversity, which in turn will give you wildlife diversity.

Highland was the first district organized; Coshocton was second, followed by Morrow, Clark, Butler, Noble, Columbiana, Guernsey, Monroe and Tuscarawas.
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