Soil & Water Conservation District


Popular USDA Supported Conservation Practices

  • Conservation Plans
  • Nutrient Management Plans
  • Forest Management Plans
  • Prescribed Grazing Plans
  • Grassed Waterways
  • Subsurface Tile Drainage
  • Erosion Control Structures
  • Grade Stabilization Structures
  • Cover Crops
  • Crop Rotation
  • No-till/Reduced-till Farming
  • Contour Buffer Strips
  • Contour Farming
  • Filter Strips
  • Field Borders
  • Forage and Biomass Plantings
  • Manure Storage Facilities
  • Livestock Watering Systems
  • Stream Crossings
  • Heavy Use Pads
  • Fencing
  • Stream Bank Protection
  • Riparian Forest Buffers
  • Tree/Shrub Establishment
  • Brush Management
  • Windbreaks/Shelterbelt
  • Wetlands
  • Farm Ponds
  • Upland Wildlife Habitat
  • Prescribed Burning
  • High Tunnel Systems
  • Farmstead Energy

Site Assessment/Inventory & Evaluation (I&E)

If you believe that your farm can use one or more of the previously mentioned conservation practices, or you are not sure if your resource concern necessitates the need for a conservation practice, that is what we are here for. We are here to help! Please give our office staff a call at 740-393-6724 or stop by the office to schedule an assessment of your property.

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