Equipment & Supplies

Equipment & Supplies

The Benton Soil and Water Conservation District has a variety of resources available to the community for watershed enhancement/restoration projects and natural resources education. From planting equipment to educational materials, we try to help you get conservation practices on the ground.

  • Tree Planting Equipment

    Borrow the supplies needed for tree planting.

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  • Nose Pump

    Pasture pump keeps livestock out of stream- borrow for a trial period!

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  • Weed Wrenches

    Weed wrenches are ideal for pulling woody weeds like Scotch broom and spurge laurel.

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  • Soil Quality Test Kit

    Kit includes 12 easy-to-do tests that measure physical, chemical,and biological health of soil.

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  • Soil Samping Equipment

    Borrow our soil augers and probes.

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  • Teacher Resources

    We make our teaching supplies available to you! Lessons and supporting materials on a variety of topics.

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a bottomland forest surrounded by farm fields
Integrated Biological Pest Management
Teresa Matteson | April 8, 2021

2017 was an exceptional year of Integrated Biological Pest Management (IBPM) education thanks to USDA Risk Management Education Partnerships Program funding and the leadership of Gwendolyn Ellen.

The front garden bed grows buckwheat as summer cover crop and the entire garden's soil surface has a thick organic mulch. © T. Matteson
Healthy Soil: The Foundation of a Productive Garden
Teresa Matteson | March 17, 2021

As you prepare your garden beds for cultivation this year, place soil maintenance at the top of your list, because healthy soil is the foundation of a productive garden.

Conservation Neighbor: RD Mosier
Teresa Matteson | January 14, 2021

RD compares his livestock operation to the pieces of a puzzle. Some pieces take a long time to fit in place, such as the six years that he has invested to develop relationships with neighbors.

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