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, and 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, 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
- 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
An outbreak of EHD is expected in Ohio deer this year.
OPHI is asking you to collect milkweed pods to help establish more habitat for the monarch butterfly!
There will be two youth clay shoots held at Miller Conservation Farm this year! Don’t miss out on this great (and free!) opportunity!
More likely than not, you’ve heard about the solar eclipse that will occur Monday afternoon. But how much do you know about a solar eclipse?
The Earl Thallman Group requested assistance with improving their drainage. Meetings were held in March, April, and August to plan the improvement.
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!
If you are a Seneca County farmer, you’re invited to attend a unique tour of the resources of our lake!
If you’re 62 or older, are interested in going to any of our country’s national parks, and you don’t have a national parks pass, you may want to act soon.
The end of summer is near and the school year will soon start again. What better way to kick off the school year than an interesting conservation lesson? Bring the life cycle of a Monarch right into your classroom!