October 1, 2014

2014 SCD Achievement winners for Sherican County

Kevin and Sherry Korus, Denhoff, were chosen as the 2014 Soil Conservation Districts Achievement Award Winners for Sheridan County They will be honored at Sheridan County Soil Conservation District’s Annual Awards Banquet held later this year and also at the North Dakota Association of Soil Conservation Districts Annual Convention held on November 23-25 in Bismarck.

This award recognizes farmers and ranchers who have made an outstanding effort to conserve their valuable soil resource. Kevin and Sherry’s farm is located at the south end of Main Street in Denhoff.

On their farm, Korus’ utilize one-pass seeding to improve soil health. Kevin has incorporated crops such as spring and winter wheat, canola, soybeans, flax, and sunflowers into their operation. This diverse rotation has aided in crop disease control, as well as providing weed and pest control.

Kevin utilizes the CSP and EQIP programs to help improve his operation. He has a rotational cell grazing system on 1,250 acres of rangeland and utilizes cover crops to help keep fertilizer costs down.

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