Cover Crop sign up begins July 1

Cover crop sign-up fro the FY22 program begins on July 1 and runs through July 16.  Applications are to be mailed to the District Office at 92 Thomas Johnson Drive, Suite 230, Frederick, MD  21702.  If you were a participant in last year’s cover crop program, an application with your information on it is on…

Cover Crop signup July 1-July 16

Sign up for FY22 Cover Crop begins on July 1 and will run through July 16.  Applications will be mailed to last year’s participants and will also be available on the MDA website.  Completed applications should be postmarked by July 16 and mailed to the district office at 92 Thomas Johnson Drive, Suite 230, Frederick,…

Frac Tank sale by sealed bid

The frac tank that was purchased as part of the manure injection pilot project with DNR is being put up for sale by sealed bid.  The Nuhn tank was purchased in 2016 and is 40′ by 8′ 6″ with a capacity of 20,000 gallons.    Bids are to be sent to Catoctin and Frederick SCD,…

Cover Crop spring reporting deadline is June 3

The deadline for reporting termination/killdown of cover crop is June 3.  Please contact the district staff member you have been working with by email or phone with the termination date and method (herbicide, green chop, etc.) or contact the district office with the necessary information prior to the deadline.  Also report any acres that you certified…

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…