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3 Tools to Help Your Brain Plant Cover Crops

We at Seneca Conservation District (SCD) want to help you work smarter not harder. When planting cover crops a little thought, planning and figuring are necessary for success so we’ve come up with 3 tools to help your brain do it’s job easier. Seeding rates, drill calibration and spring termination will be easier with these tools!

Meet Our New Ag Nutrient Technician

Seneca Conservation District has recently hired a new employee in partnership with Crawford, Erie, Sandusky and Wyandot SWCDs and Heidelberg University with grant funding made available through a USDA Conservation Innovation Grant. Abbi Hastings is the new Agriculture...

Help for Ohio’s Honeybee Population

Ohio farmers rely on bees to pollinate more than 70 crops, but 50 to 80 percent of the honeybees raised by Ohio’s registered beekeepers died last winter. Researchers suggest a number of reasons for this phenomenon, including the loss of flowering habitat bees needed...

 

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Home

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Neighbor?
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related to your house, yard
and daily living.

Harvest Fest = Free Family Fun on Oct 11th

The 7th annual Harvest Fest will offer different activities than in year’s past, but the benefits and fun will be the same. When you bring your family to Harvest Fest you will see how nature and play can make great memories, without costing a fortune!

Flyin’ on Rye

For the past few days, the airports in our area have had a new guest, cereal rye. Cereal rye is a grass that is in the wheat family, it’s grain can be harvested and sold, but the reason farmers in Seneca County are planting it is for a cover crop.

 

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School

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teaching and learning. 

First Youth Sporting Clay Shoot is a Bang!

The first event held Sunday, Aug 17th at Miller Conservation Farm was a bang of a success! Almost thirty youth came out to the Farm and shot a round that consisted of 25 clays at four different stations.

Great, Simple Ideas for Having Fun with Maps

I am a map geek! I love studying them, decorating with them and teaching with them!! Here is a great post about simple ideas on how to have fun with a map…use it at home with your kids or grand kids sometime this summer!! Click the link below to go to the post....

Area 1 Envirothon Results

Seneca County students from Hopewell-Loudon, New Riegel and Sentinel schools participated in the 2014 Area I Envirothon. This year’s event was held at Auglaize Village and Historical Farm Museum in Defiance. Students were tested on areas of soils, aquatics, wildlife,...

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  • Youth Trap Shoot TODAY from 2-5:30p at 5670 E TR 138. Youth and their accompanying adult shoot a 25 round course FREE. Shells for 12 & 20 ga included. Come any time between 2-5, Pheasant's Forever will be on hand to guide and teach. Questions or weather concerns? Call or text 5672270141 #millerfarm
    2 days ago by conserveseneca Youth Trap Shoot TODAY from 2-5:30p at 5670 E TR 138. Youth and their accompanying adult shoot a 25 round course FREE. Shells for 12 & 20 ga included. Come any time between 2-5, Pheasant's Forever will be on hand to guide and teach. Questions or weather concerns? Call or text 5672270141 #millerfarm
  • Getting ready for the youth shoot! #millerfarm 2-5:30p today, come on out and shoot with the #senecacounty #pheasantsforever  #beautifulday
    2 days ago by conserveseneca Getting ready for the youth shoot! #millerfarm 2-5:30p today, come on out and shoot with the #senecacounty #pheasantsforever #beautifulday
  • What a way to start the day! Teaching in a soil pit...profile, horizon, texture, structure...vocabulary in the field is sooooo much better!
    4 days ago by conserveseneca What a way to start the day! Teaching in a soil pit...profile, horizon, texture, structure...vocabulary in the field is sooooo much better!
  • Happy first day of fall, y'all! #bloomtownship #senecacounty #ohio #sunrise #firstdayofautumn
    6 hours ago by conserveseneca Happy first day of fall, y'all! #bloomtownship #senecacounty #ohio #sunrise #firstdayofautumn
  • Keep an eye out while your driving, #covercrops are  popping up everywhere. #senecacounty
    1 day ago by conserveseneca Keep an eye out while your driving, #covercrops are popping up everywhere. #senecacounty