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We exist to promote wise use of our land and water.

The Soil & Water office is open to the public and serving our customers via phone, email, and scheduled appointments. 

We work with landowners, residents and educators to voluntarily adopt practices that responsibly use our precious land and water.  Whether on farm or in the city, indoors or outdoors, our conservation-based services are designed to keep Licking County a great community in which to live and work.

Read the latest conservation news and check out the tree sale in the first edition of Conservation Notes in this, our 80th Year!

The Ohio Department of Agriculture recognized five families as winners of the 2022 Conservation Farm Family Awards at the Farm Science Review in London on Sept. 22.

The five families honored were: Settlage Farm, Auglaize County; Baltes Farm, Mahoning County; Felumlee family, Claylick Run Farm, Licking County; Branstrator Farm, Warren County; and Brown Family Farm, Highland County.

Area 3 Winner- Claylick Run Farm, Licking County
The Felumlee family owns and operates Claylick Run Farm in Licking County, which is made up of nearly 1,300 acres of corn, soybeans, alfalfa/grass hay, and beef cattle. Claylick Run Farm is an innovative family farm that takes pride in their land. They are conservation-minded in all aspects of their farm program. The Felumlee family is active in their local agriculture groups and was a 2018 Licking SWCD Cooperator of the Year award winner.