Urban Agriculture

Urban Agriculture

The Allen Co. SWCD and its committed partners have started working full force on its Contribution Agreement with NRCS that focuses on urban and small farms in the Indiana portion of the Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB). A small farm

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Coffee and …

Coffee and …

Grab your coffee and join us for early educational meetings every 3rd Tuesday in 2021. We are discussing relevant topics to agriculture and inviting professionals in the field to share their knowledge and expertise. Below is our current event information

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Interseeder Program

Interseeder Program

At the 2020 Fort Wayne Farm Show, the concept of interseeding cover crops into standing corn was promoted to improve soil health and water quality. The SWCD contacted producers to further promote the program. Over twelve test plots were studied

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Auglaize-Flatrock Watershed Management Plan

Update: Flatrock/Auglaize Watershed Management Plan Project Update Sept. 2020 In order to identify and substantiate resource concerns in the FlatrockCreek watershed, the project team collected, organized, and analyzedinformation on the following topics to determine relevance to the health of thewatershed.

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Equipment Rental

Equipment Rental

Allen County SWCD Equipment Available!  *Cover Crop Interseeder Rate: $6/acre + $55/tach hour on tractor *Great Plains Turbo Max with Valmar Seeder Vertical tillage tool unit with Valmar seeder – Rate: $11/acre Vertical tillage tool unit with Valmar seeder including

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Soil Testing

Allen County SWCD offers free soil testing through NRCS grants: Urban/Small Farms Contribution Agreement and the Nutrient Management Plan (NMP) Contribution Agreement. Contact Scott Thompson to participate in this SWCD program: 260-657-3222. For Purdue Extension’s soil testing: https://bit.ly/soilsamplesallen

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