Steve Reinhard

Watershed: Sandusky River and Scioto River

Water Quality Improvement Summary: “A loss of nutrients and soil is a loss of a resource to my farm.”

Conservation Practices:

  • Cover Crops
  • Crop Rotation
  • Farmstead Energy
  • Grassed Waterway
  • No-Till/Strip-Till
  • Nutrient Managementt
  • Upland
  • Wildlife Habitat Managemetnt

On his 1200 acres, Steve Reinhard has implemented waterways, buffers and drainage programs to conserve his soil and protect the environment. These conservation practices allow for nutrients to be retained in the soil, especially in heavy rainstorms. Steve chooses to be a conservation leader because he understands that it is the right way to manage the land, protects the environment, and saves his farm money.