The Venango Conservation District will host an agricultural field day event with cooperation from Sandy Valley Farms in Polk PA. Sandy Valley Farms has worked to implement different conservation practices around the farm and on district managed Commonwealth property.
The goal of the field day event is to teach people the importance of implementing conservation practices on agricultural operations and the benefits both financially and environmentally. Demonstrations will cover:
Evolution of No-Till
Hybrid Selection in To-Till
Soil Profile Modification
Corn Root Worm Population Study
Join us on Friday July 25th 2014 for the 2014 Venango County Agricultural Field Day.
Click here for the informational/registration brochure.
On May 9th 2014, the Venango Conservation District welcomed a new staff member. Devin Lineman is now the district's Watershed Specialist and Environmental Educator. Devin is fitting in nicely here at the district, and we're looking forward to great things from him.
Devin resides in Cranberry Township, Venango County. He graduated from Clarion University with a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Biology with a minor in environmental sustainability.
Devin has had experience sampling small headwater streams for wild populations of brook trout. He used the data to research headwater fish communities. Devin also has experience with education in his past work with Clarion University's children's science camps.
Devin enjoys hunting, kayaking and playing golf.