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, crop removal balancing, and Senate Bill One advisory

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
  • Annual Tree Sale

We Oversee:


Important Dates & Reminders

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

We’re Hiring! Positions Open!!

We are hiring! Working with local landowners to improve natural resources is a very rewarding career. If you agree you should consider applying to join our team!

How to Make a Cover Crop Plan

After working for years to help Seneca County farmers make a plans to plant cover crops that work in their fields and meet their goals, we have finally created an easy and simple way to make your own Cover Crop Plan! 

Why Plant a Pine Tree?

Planting pine trees provide many benefits to you and your property! We still have many pine trees left, so make sure you order your pine tree!