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Owen County Soil & Water Conservation District

On-Farm Network Informational Meeting

The Clay County SWCD is hosting an informational meeting for those interested in being a part of the Indiana On-Farm Network.  The meeting will be held at the Jackson Township Firehouse in Clay County on March 14th at 9:00 am. …
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February Board Meeting

Our Board of Supervisors will meet February 18, 2014 at 6:00 pm.  The meeting will be held in the Owen County SWCD office and is open to the public.  If you would like to comment at the meeting, please contact…
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Watch for soil erosion!

This weekend’s local forecast calls for rain and higher temperatures.  I’ll be glad for the snow to melt off the roads, but I also have a concern.  With all the water, there is a potential for soil erosion.  Keep an…
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Annual Meeting

Come join us for some good food, good company, and good information!  Our Annual Meeting will be held at the Owen County Fair Grounds on January 25th at 6:00 p.m.  Our speaker is Lisa Holscher from the Conservation Cropping Systems…
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January Board meeting

Our January Board of Supervisors meeting will be held one week early.  The meeting will be on January14, 2014.  This meeting is open to the public and will be held in our office in Spencer, Indiana. If anyone has any…
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Thanks for a successful field day!

It was chilly at our field day, but we found cover crop roots that were 28 inches below the surface of the soil!  We also saw tillage radishes that were HUGE!  Thanks to all that braved the cold to attend…
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Looking for Projects in the Limestone Creek Watershed!

The two-stage ditching project that was planned for the LARE Grant did not meet the specs that were required.  We are now looking for projects that would reduce sediment and/or nutrient run-off in the Limestone Creek Watershed.  Land owners that…
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