Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

Ohio farm silhouette

Let's take a second to appreciate the fact that Ohio has farms that have been in operation by the same family for over 200 years.
nests in trees

In northeast Ohio, the rainfall has helped keep water levels in our streams high, which makes this year a good one for kayaking and canoeing.
Field runoff

Many factors cause gully erosion, but not all should be corrected the same way. Learn more about different practices to correct and to reduce gully erosion.
frog

You may not know this but Ohio does have a frog season. It's open from 6 p.m. June 8-April 30, 2019. Only bullfrogs and green frogs may be taken.
compost

If you haven't considered composting manure in the past this process may be easier than you think and could benefit your farm in more ways than one.
farmer shadow

Crop scouting needs to begin before the crop is planted and continue throughout the growing season.
trail

After 44 years of working in the soil and water conservation world, Jeff Van Loon plans on retiring at the end of June.
Fencing livestock out of streams

Small changes in our grazing systems can cause large changes, both from the conservation standpoint and on the public perception of our operations.
2017 envirothon

The Envirothon competition is designed to stimulate, reinforce and enhance interest in the environment and natural resources.
Raised-bed garden

From flowers to veggies, and even pollinators too, this raised bed gardening means there is something for everyone to get involved in.
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