Tag: Allen County Conservation District

“Conserve the dirt!” exclaimed David Kramer with a grin. He and his brother Steven have been farming in Allen and Woodson counties since 1973, and have just been honored with the Banker’s Award for Soil…

“You up for walking?” Pat Howerton asked, pressing up her glasses and gesturing toward the nearby field. Taking care of pastures is a lot of work, she adds. “But it’s good exercise.” Howerton has just…

The Turner Farm will host a Fall Field Day Nov. 12, beginning at 10 a.m., to discuss and showcase livestock water systems that provide healthy water, safe access and how to reduce the need to…

Chuck Heffern is winner of the rangeland award that will be given at the conservation district annual meeting Saturday evening. Wife Linda will also be recognized, as well as their sons, Chris, Clint and Colton,…

Iolans Jack and Beverly Franklin will receive the Bankers’ Award for Soil Conservation during the annual Allen County conservation district meeting Saturday evening. Soil conservation became a watchword for agriculture a century ago when farming…