Seneca Conservation District has been a staple in the community serving Seneca County farmers and rural landowners since 1949. Our knowledge and expertise in drainage, soil health, water quality, and conservation practices allows us to provide you with the resources you need to address the conservation needs of your farming operation.
Want to receive the latest FARM updates from Seneca Conservation District?
- Cover Crop Resources for Farmers
- No-till drills, tree planter, soil probes to rent
- Field flags, erosion control netting & staples for purchase
- Tile Camera for rent to inspect drain tile, sewer outlets or catch basins for condition/obstructions
- Watershed maps, tile maps and aerial photography of agricultural land
- Historical imagery of Seneca County with maps dating back to 1939
We Help with:
- Nutrient Management – with 4R fertilizer nutrient management plans
- Improving Soil Health – through cover crops, conservation practices and no-till equipment
- Responsible Water Quality and Quantity Issues – from surface and subsurface runoff
- Protecting Wildlife Habitat – with food, water and shelter enhancements for all types of animals
- Managing Manure Nutrients – with sampling guidance, soil test analysis and crop removal balancing
- Pasture and Grazing Management Plans
- Engineering Plans for: waterways, wetlands, livestock facilities, ponds, fencing, tile and more
- Private spraying on rural ditches for agricultural landowners
- Research on new conservation and soil health related practices
- Investigations of agricultural pollution complaints, from manure or sediment
- Wildlife crop damage/nuisance complaint investigations and consultations
Seneca Conservation District has no-till drills available for rent! All of our drills are newly rebuilt and repaired as of this past winter.
The Seneca Conservation District recently hosted Leadership Seneca County for Ag & Natural Resources Day for farmers and companies of Seneca county.
Spring means baby animals! Many times people will find young animals alone and think that their mother “orphaned” them. What should you do?
In honor of John Muir’s birthday, the week’s “Your Weekly Schott of Conservation” is devoted to his actions for conservation.
This pesky weed is creeping into Ohio crops. Its resistance to certain herbicides makes very hard to get rid of. So, what do you need to know about Palmer amaranth?
Did you forget to order trees but would still like to get some from our tree sale? Or did you order trees and need to know hen to pick them up? Click here!
Check out Steve Groff’s article about when and how to terminate cover crops!
Check out the new and updated 2017 contractor and tiling list!
The winner of the Ohio Wetlands Habitat Stamp Design contest is Daniel Allard with a painting of ring-necked ducks.