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OSU Extension workshops to help farm families prepare for the future

  |  January 27, 2016
Farm transition experts from The Ohio State University are offering workshops at several locations statewide to provide farm families with the tools and information needed to successfully pass on the farm business to the next generation.

USDA Conservation Programs for 2016 Now Available in Ohio

  |  January 19, 2016
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) now has 2016 Federal conservation program funds available for Ohio farmers and forestland owners.

Licking Soil & Water January E-newsletter

  |  January 9, 2016
Take a look at our first programs of the year.

2016 Agronomy Workshop & Expo Set

  |  January 8, 2016
Keeping nutrients in the field, improving corn and soybean yields, and boosting soil health are critical to an agricultural producer's success. Join us for the third annual Agronomy Workshop & Expo

Farmland Preservation Information Meeting Set

  |  December 29, 2015
Licking Soil & Water will host a Farmland Preservation Landowner Information Meeting, 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, January 12, 2016,

Poster Contest, New Staff, Seed Cleaning Party & More - Licking Soil & Water December E-newsletter

  |  December 20, 2015
Consider a DONATION to Licking Soil & Water and help support our Education and Outreach Programs. In 2015, your generous contributions helped us:

DIY Children's Activity Can Support River Clean Up and Help Schools

  |  December 18, 2015
Are the children full of energy before the holidays? Teachers, parents and children looking for fun children’s activities can create a Do-It-Yourself poster for the 2016 River Round Up.

#givingtuesday, Conservation & More! - Licking Soil & Water November E-newsletter

  |  November 27, 2015
As we begin the holiday season, we want give thanks to each of you – for being a friend to Soil & Water!

Licking County Local Working Group Meeting Set

  |  November 12, 2015
The Licking County Local Working Group of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Licking Soil & Water invite residents and landowners to discuss Licking County's natural resources priorities.

Licking Soil & Water Honors Local Farmer

  |  November 11, 2015
The Cooperator of the Year award is given to an individual or family who demonstrates an outstanding example of protecting and conserving our natural resources.

Licking Soil & Water Honors Local Educator

  |  November 10, 2015
Promoting conservation of natural resources through education is part of the Licking Soil & Water’s mission.

Soil & Water Celebrates 71 Years of Conservation

  |  November 6, 2015
Newark - Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District celebrated 71 years of conservation and service to the Licking County community.

Canal Market District to Hold First Farmers Market Vendor Meeting

  |  October 26, 2015
The Canal Market District will host the first 2016 Farmers Market vendor meeting for interested local food producers on Tuesday, November 10th from 6:30 – 8:00PM at Palumbo’s Italian Market and River Road on the Square at 26 N. Park Place, Newark, OH.

Licking County Residents Encouraged to Vote for Soil & Water Supervisors

  |  October 21, 2015
Newark, Ohio - October 21, 2015 -- Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District is holding its Board of Supervisors election now through November 5, 2015.

Supervisor Election & Fall Events - Licking Soil & Water October E-newsletter

  |  October 17, 2015
Hello Friends of Licking Soil & Water, Can you believe it's mid-October? Watch out for farmers, their equipment and Trick-or-Treaters! Participate in our SUPERVISOR ELECTION with absentee ballot voting through November 5.

River Round Up a Huge Success

  |  September 29, 2015
Through rain or shine, the Licking County community showed how much we care about our rivers and streams.

FFA Reaches Record Nationwide Membership

  |  September 28, 2015
With global needs to fight hunger and prepare for the expected population growth, the industry of agriculture needs educated, skilled and passionate people dedicated to sustainability.

Volunteers, Annual Banquet & More - Licking Soil & Water September E-newsletter

  |  September 25, 2015
Hello Friends of Licking Soil & Water, Happy autumn! Visit us and our EDUCATION DISPLAY at Devine Farms on Saturday, October 17.

New Ohio septic rules require regular maintenance

  |  September 15, 2015
Raw sewage is escaping treatment throughout Ohio, potentially contaminating ground water, creeks and lakes thanks in part to lax enforcement of a hodgepodge of rules.

FSR presentation ‘Can Cities Feed Themselves?' looks at urban farming

  |  September 14, 2015
LONDON, Ohio - As more farms dot the urban landscape, interest is growing in just how much food can be produced in American cities.

County waterway cleanup slated Sept. 12

  |  September 9, 2015
One might think most of the trash and debris in Licking County's rivers had been removed in the 20 previous Licking County River Round Ups.

Brooks Appointed Administrator of Licking Soil & Water

  |  August 23, 2015
Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District is pleased to announce that Denise Natoli Brooks has been appointed District Program Administrator.

Staffing Update, Job Opp & River Round Up! - Licking Soil & Water August E-newsletter

  |  August 23, 2015
Hello Friends of Licking Soil & Water, Can you believe August is almost over and kids are back in school?

Farm Science Review: Good reasons to go green at the Gwynne Conservation Area

  |  August 20, 2015
Gwynne Conservation AreaLONDON, Ohio - Farm Science Review features information on numerous ways producers and landowners can be green.

Fair Time, Local Food & River Round Up! - Licking Soil & Water July E-newsletter

  |  July 27, 2015
Our SUMMER NEWSLETTER is now available. We continue to partner with organizations, providing fun Soil & Water programs:

Test Your Soils Knowledge!

  |  July 20, 2015
Test your soils knowledge with this fun Soil Health Quiz.

Introduction to Forestry Class Planned

  |  July 10, 2015
The Ohio Division of Forestry will hold an Introduction to Forestry class, 9a - 3p, Friday July 24th 2015 in Frazeysburg, Ohio.

Millions Available to Help Connect Retiring Landowners with New Farmers

  |  July 2, 2015
Access to farmland remains one of the most difficult challenges that new farmers face when looking to start farming. Fortunately, since 2008, there has been

Water, Water Education Everywhere! Licking Soil & Water June E-newsletter

  |  June 16, 2015
Can you believe the Summer Solstice will be here in less than a week, Sunday, June 20? Summer is far from over though, so take some time to learn about protecting our abundant water resources.

The World is All Abuzz about Pollinators!

  |  June 15, 2015
Celebrate Pollinator Week, June 15-21! While many pollinators may seem like just annoying insects, they are actually a very important part of the web of life upon which we all depend. Unfortunately, pollinators have shown disturbing signs of decline in recent years.