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District Supervisors receive service pins

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Two district supervisors were recognized for their years of service at the Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts summer meeting held at Turf Valley Resort. Richard McBride of the Catoctin Soil Conservation District was awarded a 25 year pin and Bobby Myers of the Frederick Soil Conservation District was awarded a 10 year pin. Richard […]

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FY20 Cover Crop signup begins

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The FY20 Cover Crop program signup period begins on Friday, June 21 and runs through Wednesday, July 17 at the District office. You will need to bring your completed Nutrient Management Certification form for the current year when you come in to apply. Office hours are 8:00 AM-4:00 PM for accepting applications. Follow our link […]

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Cover crop reporting deadline extended

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The kill down date for cover crop has been extended until June 10 with a reporting deadline of June 14. Please report your kill down dates and methods to the district office in accordance with the extended deadlines. Please contact the district office if you anticipate a problem with these extended dates. Exceptions will be […]

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County Envirothon

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Eleven teams from Frederick County high schools competed in the 2019 Frederick County Envirothon held at Cunningham Falls State Park on April 23. The teams worked through exercises in aquatics, forestry, wildlife, and soils plus this year’s Fifth Issue, Agriculture and the Environment: Knowledge and technology to feed the world. After totaling the scores, Catoctin […]

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National Ag Day

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Today is National Ag Day. We salute our farmers who work tirelessly to provide our nation with an abundance of food and fiber while serving as stewards of our land and resources. Job well done!

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Scholarship applications

The Frederick Soil Conservation District is now accepting applications for one or more George A. Nicholson Memorial Scholarships of up to $500 each. Applications accompanied by letters of reference are due to the district office by April 15, 2019. Please download the application from the link provided. Scholarship application

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Applications available for Manure Transport-Injection

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Applications are now available at the district office for Spring 2019 Manure Transport and Manure Injection. New for 2019 – there is one application that includes both programs. Please bring your current (2019) Nutrient Management plan including lab results for soil tests and maps for all fields you plan on transporting manure to. A Current […]

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Manure application announcement

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Please click on the link below for an MDA announcement regarding manure application. Manure application announcement

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2018 Cooperator banquet

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The Frederick Soil Conservation District held its annual Cooperators banquet on November 8 at the New Midway Fire Hall where the 2018 award winners were recognized and a summary of the year’s activities was presented. The Lambert Family, (Ester and sons Charlie and Donnie) were selected as the Cooperator of the Year for 2018 for […]

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Cover Crop planting extension

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MDA has announced an extension to the planting deadline for the MACS cover crop program to November 12.  The extension is limited to wheat, rye, and triticale planted using the following methods:  no-till, conventional, and broadcast with light, minimum, or vertical tillage.  Planting dates must be certified within one week of planting and no later […]

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