Nicholson Scholarship application

The Frederick Soil Conservation District is accepting applications for one or more scholarships of up to $1000 to include the George A Nicholson Memorial Scholarship to be awarded to qualified Frederick County students who are interested in pursuing a career related to conservation, land use, or renewable natural resources.  Application is linked below and due…

Cover Crop spring reporting

Due to the current conditions, we are adjusting our cover crop reporting for spring termination. Each cover crop participant has been assigned to a staff member. That person will be in contact with you informing you that you will be reporting all spring termination information to that staff member. They have spreadsheets available to email…

District Office update

The Catoctin and Frederick Soil Conservation District Office is open on an appointment basis. MDA and NRCS staff are currently teleworking and have access to email. They are not physically in the office for consultation. All construction checks are being done on projects currently under construction only. Engineers should check with the office prior to…

Frederick SCD celebrates 75 years and recognizes cooperators

The Frederick and Catoctin Soil Conservation Districts held a joint Cooperator Banquet to recognize outstanding cooperators in each district and to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the formation of the Frederick district in 1944. There were 207 in attendance representing both districts including district staff and invited guests, the largest attendance in many years. Each…

Cover Crop deadlines

The deadline for planting cover crop for this fall’s cover crop program is November 5. The deadline to report your cover crop planting is November 13.  Please bring your FSA maps, signed seed tags showing germination % and test date when you come in to report. We suggest making an appointment to help avoid any extended waits.…