Landowner Survey

In the Spring of 2006, the Darby Joint Board began holding landowner meetings for various subwatersheds.  This survey was sent to a sampling of landowners in each watershed.   Any interested landowner is welcome to fill out the survey below.  If you would prefer a paper copy or emailed copy of the survey please contact the Darby Watershed Coordinator.   Any information you provide will strictly be used for planning purposes.   

The Darby Joint Board appreciates your participation.  If you have any questions, please feel free to email or call the Darby Watershed Coordinator.


  1. Please provide the following contact information:

    Name
    Street Address
    Address (cont.)
    City
    Zip Code
    Home Phone
    E-mail
  2. Would you like us to contact you?

  3. How many acres do you own?

  4. How many acres do you farm(rent or own)?

  5. Which streams or ditches are on or near your property?

  6. In which subwatershed(s) do you own or farm land? (you can select more than one)

    Big Darby below Flat Branch to Milford Center
    Big Darby Creek I-70 to I-71
    Big Darby Milford Center to Plain City
    Buck Run
    Flat Branch
    Headwaters Big Darby Creek (Headwaters to Flat Branch)
    Headwaters Little Darby Creek(Headwaters to Treacle Creek)
    Lower Big Darby Creek(Darbyville to Confluence with Scioto)
    Lower Little Darby Creek (Spring Fork to Confluence with Big Darby)
    Middle Big Darby Creek(Plain City to I-70)
    Middle Little Darby Creek (Treacle Creek to Spring Fork)
    Middle Lower Big Darby Creek(I-71 to Darbyville)
    Robinson Run
    Spring Fork
    Sugar Run
    Treacle Creek and Proctor Run

  7. Does your farm have adequate subsurface drainage?

    Yes No N/A

  8. Do you have adequate outlets for your subsurface drainage?

    Yes No N/A

  9. Do you maintain grass waterways on your property?

    Yes  No N/A

  10. How many grass waterways do you maintain?

  11. Do you need additional grass waterways?
    Yes
    No
    I don't know/Unsure
    N/A

  12. Are there any log jams on or near your property?
    Yes- What can I do about it?
    No

  13. Do you have any flooding concerns?
    Yes- What can I do about it?
    No

  14. What are your major Crops?
    Corn
    Soybeans
    Wheat
    Alfalfa
    Hay
    Vegetables
    Fruit
    Other

  15. What are your minor crops?
    Corn
    Soybeans
    Wheat
    Alfalfa
    Hay
    Vegetables
    Fruit
    Other

  16. What percentage of your corn acres are no-tilled?

  17. What percentage of your soybean acres are no-tilled?

  18. Do you have a nutrient management plan(fertilizer management plan) for your crops?
    Yes
    No
    I'm interested in developing a plan
    N/A

  19. How often do you do soil testing?

  20. Do you have any soil erosion concerns?
    Yes, What can I do about it?
    No

  21. Do you own livestock?
    Yes No

  22. If you own live stock, which livestock do you own?
    Dairy Cows     
    Cattle                
    Hogs                 
    Chickens         
    Horses             
    Sheep                
    Other                

  23. If you own livestock, do you have a manure management plan?
    Yes
    I'm interested in developing a plan.
    No
    N/A

  24. Do you have any specific concerns that the watershed coordinator can help you address?
    Bank Erosion
    Drainage
    Erosion
    Flooding
    Logjam
    Other 

  25. Do you have any other concerns or comments?



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Revised: June 10, 2008

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