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Hancock SWCD Supervisors presented the 2016 Outstanding Cooperator award to Bruce &  Denise Arnold! Bruce and Denise have made many conservation improvements on their farm in Union Township including: Erosion Control Structures, Filter Strips, No-Till plantings, Conservation Tillage and cover crops. Congratulations on a job well done!

The award was sponsored by Sparks Commercial Tire, Inc. 

Thank You!

Thank you to all those who attended the Hancock SWCD 71st Annual Meeting and Supervisor Election on August 1, 2017.

We want to thank the sponsors that made the event possible: Legacy Farmers Cooperative, Advanced Drainage Systems, Ag Credit, Findlay Implement, Sparks Commercial Tire and Kaleidoscope Farms. 

We also thank the supervisor candidates; Matt Heitkamp, Evan Jackson and Dave Reese. Evan Jackson and Dave Reese were re-elected. Thanks also to our Emcee, Vaun Wickerham, the presenter, Frank Gibbs and Kathy's Korner for the great meal! See you all next year!

Brights Ditch Grant

The Hancock SWCD with support from the Blanchard River Watershed Partnership has received a grant from the Great Lakes Commission-Great Lakes Restoration program, to help local farmers install BMPs to reduce sediment, phosphorus, and nitrogen loadings in the Brights Ditch watershed.The Brights Ditch watershed is located in Hancock and Wyandot counties and the Wyandot SWCD is also a partner on the grant.                                                                     

The Best Management Practices available are:Precision Nutrient Management Plan (includes grid soil testing, Precised fertilizer application, conservation no-till and cover crops), Water Controlled Structure with no main needed and Water Controlled Structure with a main.   

For more information contact Hancock SWCD at 419-422-6569 or Wyandot SWCD at 419-294-2312. Click here for grant guidelines and a brochure.

Our Mission

To promote awareness and conservation of our natural resources through leadership, education, and services.

Our Vision

To be recognized as a leader in promoting responsible stewardship and conservation of our natural resources through partnerships to enhance the quality of life.

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Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District
7868 County Road 140, Suite E
Findlay, Ohio 45840
Phone: 419-422-6569