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Ottawa SWCD hires outreach coordinator

       Beki Hineline has been hired as the Outreach Coordinator and Administrative Assistant for the Ottawa Soil & Water Conservation District.

        She will be working in the office, helping with various conservation programs, and increasing the marketing and public outreach.

Lucas SWCD

board election

        The Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District (Lucas SWCD) announced the re-election of Stephen Loeffler of Berkey, Ohio for the role of board supervisor for the district.

        Loeffler has served on the Lucas SWCD Board since 2012. He has been farming in Lucas County for 41 years and has additional experience in livestock and ditch maintenance.

        Loeffler said he views the role of the Lucas SWCD as managing water resources, conserving soil/water/wildlife, and continuing to bring conservation into the classroom so young people can see the importance of natural resources.

Drones in Agriculture

        A seminar on “Drones in Agriculture” will be presented Thursday, Oct. 25 from 4-6:30 p.m. in 123 Overman Hall on the campus of Bowling Green State University.

        Seminar highlights include:

  • Farmers and complex issues such as water quality and quantity, soil quality, and precision agriculture.
  • Remote sensing and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)/drones for agriculture as a useful farm management tool.
  • Understanding farmers’ decision-making processes.

        Event sponsors include BGSU and SPLITRS. Email for more info.



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