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
Looking to learn more about soil health and what you can do to improve the soil health in your backyard or garden? Come to our Backyard Soil Health Event!
Do you want to learn how to attract or deter animals in your backyard? We can help you!
The 2016-2017 Cover Crop Survey has been released… So, what does it have to say about the use of cover crops?
Looking for ways to teach conservation in your classroom? Teach soil health!
Happy fall! Here’s a poem about September to get you ready for chilly days, fall colors, and the smell of pumpkin pie!
SCD and the family of Tia Rice are proud to announce two scholarship winners in memory of Tia! Meet the students who received the awards!
Seneca Conservation District is proud to honor Dave Cassidy with the 2017 Outstanding Conservation Farmer award. Thank you Dave for all that you have done for conservation!
How much do you know about the invasion of the Asian carp?
An outbreak of EHD is expected in Ohio deer this year.