Friday, September 30, 2016
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

hunter with gun

There are way too many poorly-done outdoor shows, mostly 30-minute TV spots filling the popular cable and satellite outdoor channel schedules. By poorly done, I...
monarch butterfly

Do your part to help monarch butterflies flourish.

It is estimated that flies cost U.S. livestock producers $700,000 to $1,000,000 dollars annually.
bees

Consider the addition of a solitary bee hotel to your garden this season!
stream exclusion fencing

Livestock access to streams can cause severe erosion and harm to the ecosystems within our streams.
Drainage ditch

We only have so much groundwater, so let's protect it.
Cover crops

Conservation questions are endless, and so are the resources.
contour strips on Holmes County farm

What soil conservation efforts have you made on your farm recently in order to be a proactive teacher for the next generation of farmers?
soil test kit

The Medina Soil and Water Conservation District received a small grant to assist farmers comparing cropfields for carbon dioxide emissions as a direct indicator of soil health.
Harrison County SWCD garden

The Harrison Soil and Water Conservation District's community garden has served as a model to educate people about backyard gardening.
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