Snyder County Conservation District Holds Soil Health Toolbox Field Day
The Snyder County Conservation District (SCCD) held a Soil Health Toolbox Field Day event on BDS Farms in Beaver Springs on November 10, 2021. Thirty-nine farmers, consultants, and conservationists attended this field day.
Farmers learned about:
- How their farm’s “soil herd” can work for them.
- Improved soil health can minimize soil and nutrient losses.
- Various cover crop mixes and establishment practices.
- How better soil health can improve soil water infiltration and resistance to erosion.
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Financial and other support for this project is provided by the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, Inc. through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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