The Double El Conservation District (CD) is pleased to announce that it will offer the Thirty-Fourth Annual Scholarship of up to $1500, payable over two years, providing financial assistance to a high school senior attending college, university, junior college or trade school. An award of $500 is given the first year with a renewable option of $1000 for […]
Windbreaks for the Plains
This week in Conservation Corner we are going to touch on windbreaks. This is the right time of year to be planning one and this article may provide some insight for you to make an educated decision about what kind of windbreak will work best for you in your situation. Windbreaks Protect, Enhance & Conserve […]
Weed Barrier Increases Tree Survival
Learn how to save time and money in the years to come, enjoy the benefits of your tree planting investment more quickly, simply by implementing survival accessories at time of planting.
Windbreaks are planted to protect soil, crops, livestock, and homes or other farm buildings from high winds. Windbreaks provide many environmental benefits such as conserving energy, reducing flood damage, conserving and stabilizing soil, increasing property values, trapping winter moisture, and replenishing water tables. In winter they control snow drifting, reduce cold winter winds and protect […]