2020 Tree Sale
The Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District will be holding their annual tree sale again this year. The order deadline is March 19, 2020 and the seedlings may arrive the first or second week of April letters will be sent out telling you when to pick-up your order. If you have any questions please call 419-422-6569 or stop by the Hancock Soil & Water office at 7868 County Road 140 Findlay, OH 45840. Click here to download a 2020 Tree Sale order form.
2020 Farm Tour
The Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District is holding the third meeting of the 2020 Farm Tour Committee on Wednesday, December 15, 2019 at 7:30 am in Hancock Soil & Water office, 7868 Co. Rd. 140, Suite E, Findlay. If you are interested in being part of the 2020 Farm Tour committee please plan to attend the committee meeting or call Hancock SWCD office at 419-422-6569.
Working Lands Buffer Program
Brights Ditch Watershed Grant
Hancock Soil &Water Conservation District has received a grant from the Great Lakes Commission- Great Lakes Restoration project for the reduction of sediment and phosphorus in Brights Ditch, the Blanchard River and ultimately into Lake Erie.
The revised practices available for cost-share through this grant are: Precision Soil Testing, Fertilizer Placement, Conservation Tillage, Cover Crops, Water Control Structure with no main and Water Control Structure with main. Priority will be given to landowner/farmers in the Brights Ditch watershed and then Eagle Creek, Potato Run and Blanchard River watersheds.
For more information click the link below or you may contact: Hancock SWCD at 419-422-6569
Manure Application Guidelines
UPDATE – The Ohio Department of Agriculture Division of Soil and Water Conservation would like to remind producers and nutrient applicators of laws and restrictions on manure application. Click the following link to review the current information:
2019 Fall Newsletter
The Hancock SWCD Fall Newsletter is now available. Click here to download your copy!
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