Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District...since 1956
Providing Today, Protecting Tomorrow!
The Soil and Water Conservation District is the largest provider of technical service to the agricultural community
in Jefferson County. Click on the banner above to learn
more about the programs and services we provide.
Please contact us at (315) 782-2749 if you have any questions.
By mail: PO Box 139
Watertown, NY 13601
In person: USDA Building
21168 NYS Route 232
Had your well water tested lately?
Homeowners should have well water tested annually.
If you suspect a problem with your existing well, we can come to your home to take a sample for you.
Grant funds are currently available to cost-share the lab cost. Call (315) 782-2749 for more information.
Calendar of Events
Deadline for timber sale bids.......November 10
Board of Directors meeting..........November 10
Veteran's Day (closed).................November 11
Cornell PRO-DAIRY, NEDPA, NYFB and Farm Credit East announce
a new CAFO Roadshow in cooperation with the NYS DEC, NYS Ag & Markets, and USDA-NRCS. This series of four seminars to be held in November across NYS will focus on ways for farmers to do an even
better job of preventing runoff and water well problems and to learn
more about what may be in the new CAFO permit to address these
All CAFO-permitted farms are recommended (farms of all sizes are encouraged) to attend one of the informational sessions to learn more
about the current issues and ideas as well as the possible direction
of CAFO requirements in the future.
Northern NY Friday, November 14 (10 am - 12:30 pm)
Jefferson County CCE
203 North Hamilton Street
Registration deadline - November 12 Registrations are being handled centrally and the individual locations will not be able to register you for
this event. Please DO NOT call the host locations to register.
Call Jessica Lopez at NY Farm Bureau 1-800-342-4143. Be prepared to provide details of who is attending and which event you will be participating in OR click on the link below:
Providing today, protecting tomorrow!