Thowback Thursday: Summer Supervisor School 1951

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Today’s Throwback Thursday is a group picture from Summer Supervisor School 1951 at Lake Hope. Summer Supervisor School has been a OFSWCD tradition for roughly 70 years. Supervisors, Staff, Conservation Partners, and family join together for a 2 days of training, general sessions, and tours. This year, Summer Supervisor School will be in Holmes County, Ohio. Check out more at

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CONSERVATION AGENCIES ADDRESS WATER QUALITY IN A BIG WAY!

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With issues concerning water quality in the headlines everywhere you look these days, some might say we are setting ourselves up for the “perfect storm”. Adams Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) along with several local, state and federal partners is working hard to combat the “perfect storm” with their own “perfect CONSERVATION storm”. Here’s how… Water Quality Protection Program

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Do You Know the 4 Rs?

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WHAT ARE THE 4 Rs? The 4R philosophy is an innovative and science-based approach that offers enhanced environmental protection, increased production, increased farmer profitability, and improved sustainability. The concept is to use the right fertilizer source, at the right rate, at the right time, with the right placement. Implications of the 4R nutrient stewardship system will spread far and wide

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9 Things You Need to Know About Water Quality

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Water quality — or lack of it — is the buzzword in environmental and agricultural circles these days. Here are nine points to keep in mind about the issue following a panel discussion at the recently held North American Agricultural Journalists meeting in Washington, D.C. Read the full article by Gil Gullickson on Agriculture.com at http://www.agriculture.com/crops/corn/production/9-things-you-need-to-know-about-water_137-ar48663 Photo Credit – USDA-NRCS

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