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I don’t know about you, but I am charged up with enthusiasm as our association went through some exciting new changes and a lot of business items last year to help keep us progressing into the future of conservation. I want to thank everyone who participated in meetings and brought input to the table. It takes all of us to have a successful organization and your participation is appreciated....
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(1) using an overseeder to seed brome, (2) using an overseeder to seed tillage radishes, (3) overseeding tillage radishes in two consecutive summers, (4) broadcast seeding radishes, and (5) control plots. Tillage radishes are valued for their ability to break up compaction, improve nutrient availability, and improve water infiltration rates. The project was begun in 2014 and will continue...
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Sullivan County Soil & Water Conservation District coordinates the funding, regulatory permits, and site supervision for local environmental projects. For example, the Conservation District is an active participant in New York State Agricultural Environmental Management (AEM), a voluntary program...
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The Macon County Soil and Water Conservation District is here to provide both urban and farmers the help they need to get conservation implemented in Macon County. Meanwhile, in Macon County, all eyes were on Lake Decatur, as it had already lost a quarter of its capacity due to siltation by the...
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The Lower Flint River Basin in southwest Georgia is one of the most ecologically rich river systems in the southeast and the epicenter of Georgia's robust agricultural economy. The Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District is dedicated to the stewardship of our natural resources for future...
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The Lorain Soil & Water Conservation District takes available technical, financial, and educational resources and coordinates them so that they meet the needs of the local land user for conservation of soil, water and related resources. The District takes available technical, financial, and educational resources, whatever their source, and focuses or coordinates them so that they meet the needs...
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The Kent Soil & Water Conservation District partners with local, state and federal agencies to help protect the Chesapeake Bay. The District serves a primarily agricultural region on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, with grain farming, vegetable operations, dairy farms, poultry farms and nurseries comprising the agricultural makeup of the area. Bordered on three sides by water and boasting 70 miles of...
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Ward County Soil Conservation District in, Ward county, City of Minot, ND is a soil conservation district focusing on helping the farmer as well as those that live in the city, to preserve the soil, tree and water resources. Soon North Dakota farmers and ranchers in two priority areas will be eligible for financial assistance when converting their expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)...
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MASWCD has partnered with the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center and the University of Minnesota Extension to bring land use and water quality research to local SWCD staff and supervisors through a series of webinars. Archived videos are linked to below. The Minnesota Conservation Partnership video was jointly produced by MASWCD, BWSR and NRCS to highlight our collective...
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Missouri’s 114 soil and water conservation districts are organized under state law to carry out Missouri’s soil and water conservation programs. The districts provide information and education, financial incentives, and technical support with design, implementation and maintenance to voluntarily implement soil and water conservation practices that decrease soil erosion and protect water...
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Conserve Alabama is an initiative of the Alabama Soil & Water Conservation Committee to provide tools and educational information about the wise use of our abundant natural resources so future generations can enjoy the same Alabama the Beautiful we know and love. Against the backdrop of the Alabama River at the Union Station Train Shed, the Alabama Soil & Water Conservation Committee (SWCC)...
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NYS Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program CREP: Keeping it Green, Keeping it Clean. Soil & Water Conservation Districts New York's 58 Soil & Water Conservation Districts:. Welcome to the New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee Web Site. Agricultural Environmental Management - AEM Farming We Can Be Proud Of:. GIS Watershed Maps District Reports Toolkit for Districts.
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Of the 1930’s, locally led Soil and Water Conservation Districts were established across the nation to promote better farming and ranching practices. We knew that we could do better to conserve our invaluable soil and water resources. And we knew that the only way to get better practices on the ground was by working with our neighbors. Today, Montana’s Conservation Districts are still doing...
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The mission of the Prince George's Soil Conservation District is to protect and promote the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the State and County, and otherwise enhance their living environment, by conserving soil, water, and related resources and by controlling and preventing soil erosion in order to preserve natural resources, control floods, prevent impairment of dams...
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The Indian River Soil and Water Conservation District (IRSWCD) was organized for the purpose of developing a program of management and conservation of the soil, water and related natural resources of the County, and to promote and encourage the voluntary implementation of conservation practices on privately owned land. A locally elected board of non-salaried public officials governs the...
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Ocean County Soil Conservation District provides Ocean County with a wide variety of natural resource conservation services. The Ocean County Soil Conservation District strives to lead efforts to protect and conserve our soil and water resources by providing educational programs to members of the community, including homeowners, teachers, students, scouts, farmers, public officials, various...
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The St. Mary’s Soil Conservation District is a political subunit of state government which was created on November 14, 1941. The legal charter was issued by the state of Maryland on January 5, 1942. The District is governed by a board of supervisors who are local county residents. Members are appointed to five (5) year terms by the State Soil Conservation Committee, with recommendations from...
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Mower County Soil and Water Conservation District work with farmland, soil and waterways in Mower County, Austin MN. Mower SWCD honors Tom & Michael Cotter and family of Austin Township with its annual conservation award for their numerous conservation efforts and focus in recent years on incorporating cover crops into their farming as well as promoting the soil-health practice. Southland...
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The Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts will be at the Larry Vance Conservation Park at the Farm Science Review, held in London Ohio Setember 20-22, along with our conservation partners, Ohio Department of Agriculture and USDA-NRCS. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn about conservation programs and practices. See demonstrations in action and talk with Read...
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Welcome to the Washington County Soil Conservation District! Our Mission – “To provide effective leadership in addressing the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources, through delivery of programs focusing on education, information, financial incentives, and technical assistance to landowners and land users of Washington County”. We regret to inform you, we will not be having...
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