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.

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We Have:

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

We Do:

  • 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

We Oversee:


Important Dates & Reminders

Board Meetings - 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7pm

Checking Weather with Senate Bill 1

The ODA has instructed that each SWCD located in the WLEB should use the National Weather Service’s weather forecast when determining if manure or fertilizer application can be done. Find out what this means for you!