Equipping Ranchers to Adapt to Drought in North Dakota

Calf in yard

Over the past two years, summers have been especially tough for North Dakota ranchers. The bulk of the water needed for livestock comes from surface water, and low rainfall totals in 2017 drastically decreased surface waters, leaving ranchers… Read More

New Soil and Water Curriculum for Youth out of Purdue Extension

Purdue Extension has recently developed a new youth education curriculum for Indiana 4-H that focuses on two of the most important natural resources: soil and water.  The digital and online program is designed for young students of all… Read More

Soil and Water Conservation Society: Looking Ahead

The following interviews have been edited for style and clarity.    Conservation is a word that has sparked in popularity over the past few years.  Often paired within stories around climate change, pollution, and negative narratives, conservation is… Read More

Waste Water?

Manure.  One stage in a rich, life-giving cycle from sun, soil, and water, to  plant, to animal, to kitchen table, and back to the soil again. Sometimes we call manure animal waste. This term signifies a break in… Read More

Improve Your Soil Health Management Systems: Free Webinar

 Soil Health Webinar: Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. CT presented by ISU and NRCS Free webinar is open to anyone interested in improving their soil health management system AMES, Iowa –  Field agronomists, farmers and… Read More

Jerry Hatfield Awarded Hugh Hammond Bennett Award

This content came from the Soil and Water Conservation Society 2016 Conference Brochure The Hugh Hammond Bennett Award recognizes extraordinary national and international accomplishments in the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources. Jerry Hatfield is a… Read More