Conservation Best Practices Manual Available for Free Download

The Conservation Learning Group has published the Whole Farm Conservation Best Practices Manual to aid farmers in selecting conservation measures appropriate for their farms. Designed primarily for farmers just starting out through three years of adopting conservation practices, the manual provides a broad range of information that could be beneficial to any producer. The manual is available

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This Friday meet Martha Neale, of Windmist Farm in Jamestown, Rhode Island. Martha operates the farm with her husband, George, raising beef cattle, goats, sheep, pastured pork, and layer hens. The land has been in their family since the early 1960s.  Continue reading here.

Snapshot Supplies Donation!

Thank you to Scott County, Iowa Conservation for donating IOWATER materials for us to use for our 2020 Snapshots! This will enable us to increase the number water quality testing sites throughout the county and to continue monitoring for years to come!

2020 Scott SWCD Native Praire Plant Sale

Orders are now being taken for the Scott County Soil & Water Conservation District’s annual plant sale! Final date to order is March 25, 2020. Contact the SWCD to place an order: (563) 391-1403 x. 3.