The Steuben County SWCD can help you implement conservation practices on your farm and connect you with cost-share programs. Use the navigation menu at the top of the screen to explore the many options.


Private landowners make the management decisions for around 92 million acres in the United States, with various levels of knowledge and awareness.  That’s all of us average folks, planting our favorite roses, fertilizing, and spraying herbicides and pesticides on anything we think we don’t want in the yard.  There’s a lot of responsibility as a […]


What is a watershed? A watershed is an area of land and the interconnected waterways within it (such as rivers, creeks, and streams) which transport both surface water and groundwater to another body of water. Image courtesy of Watersheds have no physical, social, or political boundaries, and therefore do not necessarily stop at a […]