The Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District’s journey begins during the Dust Bowl Era. Our nation's largest man made ecological disaster began in the 1930s.
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Free Well Water Testing Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Carlisle High School, Science Lab 250 Jamaica Road, Carlisle Who should participate?
Free Well Water Testing
Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Carlisle High School, Science Lab
250 Jamaica Road, Carlisle
Who should participate?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, bring a well water sample to the Free Test Your Well Water Fair. Within about 30 minutes you will have your test results.
Water Collection Instructions
For more information, contact: The Warren County SWCD
The Clinton Soil and Water Conservation District, NRCS, Wilmington College, Ohio Forage and Grassland Council, and OSU Extension will be hosting a Pasture for Profit Grazing School Program at Wilmington College. The College is located on at 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington Ohio 45177. The Grazing School will be on campus at the Pyle Center, Thursday September 4, 2014 9:00 AM -4:00 PM and at the College Farm on Friday September 5th, 9:00 AM to noon.
The sessions will cover setting your goals and objectives, evaluating your resources, understanding plant growth, grazing economics, forage species selection, developing contingency plans for drought, mud and deep snow, soil pasture fertility, and fencing and livestock watering systems.
Producers need to register by August 28th, 2014, by contacting the Clinton SWCD office at 937-382-2461, or at their office; 111 South Nelson Ave, Suite 5 Wilmington, OH 45177. A registration fee of $40 per farm will include materials, Pasture for Profit notebook, Pasture Stick, refreshments, and lunch on Thursday. Additional registrants from the same farm are only $10.
Please contact the SWCD or NRCS office for an agenda and registration form.
The program will provide valuable information in a fun atmosphere that can be used to ensure that the grazing operation on your farm is environmentally responsible as well as economically viable. If you are a farmer or a person with an interest in grazing management-pasture ecosystems plan to attend. The benefits from attending include additional points in the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service EQIP (Environmental Quality Incentives Program) ranking process, increased knowledge about forage plant growth, improvement of the environmental quality; cleaner air and water; healthier soil, plants and animals. Learn ways to increase net profit for your farming operation.