Cosmas D. Blubaugh

Cosmas D. Blubaugh was one of the early leaders in soil and water conservation in Ohio. His Knox County farm  was laid out in contour strips in 1930. It became an early example of what could be accomplished on a practical farm basis. He also helped organize chapters of Friends of the Land, was a trustee of the Ohio Forestry Association, was a member of the State Soil Conservation Committee, and Ohio Master Farmer and received many other citations for his work.