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, best management practices, and no-till equipment
  • Responsible Water Quality & 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

Free Youth Clay Shoots

There will be two youth clay shoots held at Miller Conservation Farm this year! Don’t miss out on this great (and free!) opportunity!

Earlin Thallman Group

The Earl Thallman Group requested assistance with improving their drainage. Meetings were held in March, April, and August to plan the improvement.

Cover Crop Chats

Do you have questions about cover crops you want answered? Are you wondering how to recover your cover crops from pipeline construction? Join us at one of our cover crop chats!

Farm to Lake Tour

If you are a Seneca County farmer, you’re invited to attend a unique tour of the resources of our lake!