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The Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District supervisors and staff send our sympathy to the family of Ron Cornwell.

Ron Served as a supervisor from 2006-2014 for Hancock SWCD.  Ron was always willing to give hes time and knowledge to promote the conservation of our natural resources. He was always willing to assist with workshops, farm tours, pond clinics, and the fair!  Ron could always be counted on for valuable advice and ideas.  Ron will be deeply missed by all those who were privileged to meet him.


2019 Tree Packet Program

The Hancock SWCD – 2019 Tree Packet Program is now taking orders! You may  click here to download an order form.

New EQIP Sign-Up Deadline!

NRCS has announced a new sign-up date for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.  Click here for all the information provided by District Conservationist, Megan Burgess.

Tiderishi Creek Grant

The Blanchard River Watershed Partnership with support from the Hancock SWCD has received a grant to help local farmers install BMPs to reduce sediment, phosphorus, and nitrogen loadings in the Tiderishi Creek watershed.Best Management Practices included are: Precision Nutrient Management Plan, Soil Testing, Conservation Tillage, Cover Crops, Phosphorus Filter, Riparian Buffer/Filter Strip, Water Controlled Structure (no main needed) and Water Controlled Structure (with a main needed. For more Information click here or to enroll in the program contact the Blanchard River Watershed Partnership (BRWP) at: Phone – 419-422-6487, E-mail – brwp1237@gmail.com or visit the website – www.blanchardriver.org.

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:


2018 Fall Newsletter

The Hancock SWCD Fall Newsletter is now available. Click here to download your copy!



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.