Solutions: Water Conservation, Quality, Management & Systems
Rain Barrel? Check. Leaks Fixed? Check. What Else is there to Do?
If you use a simple calculation for rainwater roof run-off (your annual rainfall in inches x the square footage of your structure x 0.62), you will see that even your small structures can generate thousands of gallons of clean water per year. Learn ways to recycle water from rain or snow and safely put it to use on your farm - perhaps you’ll even collect enough water to keep your arena dust-free next summer! In addition, learn other conservation tips that are easy on the pocketbook, your time and the environment.
Start the grazing season out right by learning about pasture management, effective irrigation, composting horse manure, fly predators for fly control—and more! Join the farm owners and educator/horse owner Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water to learn the basics managing horse properties with a least-toxic approach.
Buying your first horse property can be daunting. Learn how to choose a place with good soil type, topography, location of structures and more, to avoid costly expenses down the road, and to have the place of your dreams.
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