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
"The New York Farm Viability Institute is taking applications from farms seeding $2500 grants to launch dairy profit teams. A one-page grant application is available at www.nyvi.org This institute, a farmer-led nonprofit
organization that helps agriculture production enterprises,
received $220,000 in state funding this year for dairy profit teams. Profit teams, which include representatives from farmer-led agencies, help farms develop business plans and plan projects." Source: Watertown Daily Times 8/21/2014
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
Truck bids due.................................September 19
Board of Directors meeting..............September 22
(No quorum for 9/8/14)
Columbus Day (office closed).............October 13
Providing today, protecting tomorrow!