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

Technician Field Day

Technician Field Day

On Oct 23rd SCD hosted its first official field day for soil & water technicians showcasing the demonstration practices that will be installed at the farm!

Sunset at the Farm

Sunset at the Farm

Grab some friends and come out to our second annual end of summer celebration! Visit, eat, and drink one of the last nights of summer away together.