Good timber management makes woodlands productive, provides wildlife habitat and protects water and soil quality
Conservation Planning-Put Planning First (PDF):
The Natural Resources Conservation Service and your local Soil and Water Conservation District can help you put together a conservation plan tailored for your farm. Your plan is the starting point for managing the natural resources on your farm while maintaining productive capacity and meeting individual goals and objectives.
Indiana Farm Assessment Program
Learn how the Farm Assessment program can help you evaluate your property for pollution and health risks.
Purdue Forage Management
Well managed pastures can improve animal health and performance, increase profitability, and enhance wildlife habitat while protecting water quality.
Indiana USDA NRCS Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative Program
The Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI) is a nationwide collaborative process of individuals and organizations working together to maintain and improve the management, productivity, and health of the Nation’s privately owned grazing land. GLCI was developed to provide for a coordinated effort to identify priority issues, find solutions, and effect change on private grazing land.
Other Conservation Resources for Farm/Woodland Owners to Take Advantage of: