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What can you do to “Keep Lake Erie Clean”?
4R Nutrient Management (Soil Fertility management - Right Rate, Right Source, Right Time, Right Place
Cover Crops - Cover crops have many benefits.
Erosion control, soil health, additional nutrients. Farmers and gardeners can all make a difference.
Water Control Structures - control the amount of water that leaves your farm.
Adjust the field drainage throughout the growing season depending upon the needs of the crop.
Portage River grants for cover crops and water control structures
Ottawa SWCD Strategic Plan 2008 (2.8 mb)
Ottawa SWCD Staff
Ottawa SWCD Board of Supervisors
Chairman Michael Harder Salem Twp.
Vice Chair Rich Thorbahn, Jr. Carroll Twp.
Fiscal Tom Riedeman Clay Twp.
Secretary Roland Sandrock Allen Twp.
Member Jerry Whipple Benton Twp.
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Josh Gerwin District Conservationist
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