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ODA Seeks to Recognize Farm Families Leading in Conservation and Productivity

The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is accepting nominations to honor Ohio farm families who are leaders in conservation for the 2017 Conservation Farm Family Awards. The Conservation Farm Family Award program has recognized Ohio farm families since 1984 for their efforts in managing natural and human resources while meeting both production and conservation goals. “Conservation practices are paramount to

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New OFSWCD Officer Team

The “Passing of the Gavel” occured at the recent Conservation Partnership Meeting held at the end of February. Outgoing OFSWCD President, Kris Swartz, handed over the gavel to the new incoming President, Mr. Harold Neuenschwander.  Bob Short moved ranks to become the First Vice President.  Matt Peart was also elected 2nd Vice President while Jack Hazelbaker was re-elected as Secretary/Treasurer.

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Get to Know the Directors: Harold Neuenschwander

  Harold Neuenschwander is serving the OFSWCD as First Vice President.  Harold resides in Holmes County where he also serves as a Supervisor. Harold owns, operates and manages Harold’s Equipment which provides service and instillation of equipment related to feeding livestock and handling waste. Harold enjoys working with Holmes SWCD and developing conservation practices.  He believes we all need to

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#Giving Tuesday!

November 29, 2016 is #Giving Tuesday!  The Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts is participating in #Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving and a celebration of generosity.  Now more than ever, we need people to come together and get involved in the conservation effort as we strive to keep waters clean, soils healthy and productive, and a

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2016 Farm Science Review Was A Success

Thank you to all of those who supported and worked in various capacitites at the Farm Science Review this year.  It was a tremendous success!  We were thrilled with the cooperation from our partners and supporters.  Thank you to the Scott’s Company, Liberty Tire, The Anderson’s, Farm Progress, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, Hancore, Ohio Department of Agriculture-Division of Soil and

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Make plans to attend the Farm Science Review September 20-22

The Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts will be at the Larry Vance Conservation Park at the Farm Science Review, held in London Ohio Setember 20-22, along with our conservation partners, Ohio Department of Agriculture and USDA-NRCS.  Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn about conservation programs and practices.  See demonstrations in action and talk with

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Summer Supervisor School 2016 Review!

Thank you Area 5, ODA, NRCS and each individual who assisted in this year’s event through planning, sponsoring, being a presenter, a tour chaperone, and/or just being a participant at this event!  Summer Supervisor School was a tremendous success and it took each and every one of you to make it such! A special thank you to our auxiliary for

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