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Maryland Department of Agriculture – What you need to know!
Conservation Tillage and Soil Health –
New! 2021-2022 Cover Crop Program – Signup (July 1 – 16, 2021) – Click link for further details!
New! Farming for Healthy Soil!
Seeking farmers to enroll study fields in any of the following: Conservation Tillage, Multi-Species Cover Crops, Extended Season Cover Crops, Prescribed Grazing, and/or Precision Nutrient Management. If interested, please contact Kevin Antoszewski at Kevin.email@example.com
New!! A short video highlighting conservation choices for Maryland farmers is now available in the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s YouTube page. The video shows popular best management practices at work on Maryland farms to prevent soil erosion, build healthy soils, protect local streams, and help livestock and poultry producers manage mud and manure. Farmers who want to take advantage of free technical and financial assistance to install conservation practices on their farms, should contact our office at 301-797-6821, Ext. 3.
REVISED!! Office Opening to the Public!
Effective, Monday, June 14, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., our office will be open to the public. We will service customers at our front counter, however, will continue to hold meetings via the Zoom platform, via Teleconference, etc. at this time due to the continued concern of COVID-19.
We are operating, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. We can certainly continue to be contacted via email as noted below:
Elmer Weibley (Elmer@conservationplace.com)
Dee Price (Dee@conservationplace.com)
Mark Kendle (Mark@conservationplace.com)
Lori Flook-Bishop (Lori@conservationplace.com)
Jay Duell (Jay.firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ginger Noble (Ginger.email@example.com)
Kristina Stair (Kristinam.firstname.lastname@example.org)
Chris Burch (Chris.email@example.com)
Thank you for your continued patience and understanding!
The Washington County Soil Conservation District
2020-2025 Strategic Plan – (Update/Progress)
Is your SOIL healthy?? See the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Website – Soil Health!!
The History of Soil Conservation Districts!
National Association of Soil Conservation Districts (NACD),
“Hall of Distinction“, names one of our own!
What are the legalities of Farmer saved seed?
Public Information Act (PIA)
For Inquiries/Requests, please submit to: Elmer Weibley, CPESC, District Manager