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Tree I.D.: Not for the weak of heart

Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Ohio Buckeye Tree is a tree with an identity crisis. We found this out the last several months measuring trees for our Big Tree Contest for 2015.

Keep your farm covered with cover crops

Thursday, October 1, 2015

As corn and soybeans are coming off of fields, many farmers are making plans to get cover crops onto these fields in the coming weeks.

Local leadership benefits SWCDs

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Local leaders are key to the success of the Soil and Water Conservation District.

Support for county fairs continues to amaze

Thursday, September 17, 2015

For soil and water conservation districts, the county fair is an opportunity to deal with folks on a one-to-one basis in a very relaxed atmosphere. (And, boy! Do we get questions!)

Proper planning can help you avoid costly pond problems

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A successful pond can be very rewarding and enjoyable, but a failing pond is a very costly and frustrating issue.

Get ready for more changes in farm practices

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Some important changes coming to conservation programming.

Everyone deserves a little mercy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Sludge from a mine cleanup spill that turned a Colorado River orange a couple of weeks ago made the EPA a target of criticism and potential lawsuits over their handling of the cleanup efforts. The local government entities and property owners cited concerns about drawing water from the river for drinking and irrigation, not to […]

Ensuring the future of farming

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Whether or not you have children or grandchildren, make an effort to spark an agricultural interest in someone.

Good year to test your forages

Thursday, August 6, 2015

With the wet year that we’ve had, you may want to test your forages.

There’s no match for a native plant patch

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Native plants are quickly regaining their popularity.


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