Harrison County, Ohio

Harrison Soil & Water Conservation District

Tree and Fish Sale
The annual HSWCD Tree and Fish Sale is going on now!
Tree sale ends March 24 and Fish Sale ends March 22.
Order forms can be found at the links below. 

Upcoming Events 

Pastures for Profit

Tri-County Pastures for Profit Series to be Offered in Harrison, Jefferson, Carroll Counties in 2023 

Learn all about management intensive grazing through Pastures for Profit! Pastures for Profit classes will be offered in Harrison, Jefferson and Carroll Counties as a three-part series this year. Anyone interested in pasture management and forages is welcome to join the course, and those new to livestock and hay production are encouraged to participate. Topics covered include management intensive grazing, goal setting, improving soil fertility and forage growth, meeting animal needs, water quality, paddock design, grazing economics, and year-round grazing. The Pastures for Profit program is a long-standing collaboration between Ohio State University Extension, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Ohio Department of Agriculture, Eastern Ohio Grazing Council, and the Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council. 

The 2023 schedule for Pastures for Profit is as follows: 

  • Part I: Monday, February 13 6-9PM at the Harrison County Fairgrounds Commercial Building, 550 Grant St, Cadiz, OH – Core Grazing Principles 
  • Part II: Monday, February 27 6-9PM at Eastern Gateway Community College Lecture Hall, 4000 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, OH – Science of Grazing 
  • Part III: Monday, March 13 6-9PM at the Carroll County Extension Office, 613 N. High St, Carrollton, OH – Meeting Your Grazing Goals 

Cost of the course is $55 per person, which includes a meal for each session and a digital copy of the Pastures for Profit manual. Pre-registration required - register by Friday, February 10, 2023. Register by calling 740-264-2212. 

CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information, visit cfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For event accommodation requests, call 740-264-2212 at least 2 weeks in advance of the program. 

2022 Fall Newsletter

Harrison SWCD's Summer Newsletter filled with schedule, upcoming events, rental equipment details, and other information can be found at the link below.

2022 Fall Newsletter.pdf 

Meeting Notice

The Harrison SWCD monthly board meeting will be held the Tuesday February 14th at the Harrison County Fairgrounds @ 4:30 PM. Located at 550 Grant Street, Cadiz, OH 43907

The Harrison SWCD monthly board meeting will be held the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Harrison County Fairgrounds @ 4:30 PM. Located at 550 Grant Street, Cadiz, OH 43907

Upcoming Events

Monthly Board Meeting Tuesday, 

February 14, 2023 @ 4:30 PM

Eastern Ohio Grazing Council 
Thursday, January 26th @ 6 PM 
Harrison County Fairgrounds
Pastures for Profit
February 13th, 27th and March 13th