Hello Districts and Other Friends of Conservation!
We are your source of information about ATSWCD-sponsored events,
programs, meetings, tours and training across the state.
ATSWCD is working to represent Texas SWCDs on state and national levels.
WATCH THE SOIL HEALTH INSTITUTE'S
Watch the premiere of the Soil Health Institute's Cotton & Covers, a Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton video series. The video series is part of the Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton project, which provides farmer-focused education and training events delivered by Soil Health Institute scientists, partnering with local soil health technical specialists and farmer mentors who have implemented successful soil health management systems.
Soil Health Workshops
Watch for Future Dates and Further Information
The two-day workshops offer an opportunity to learn from experts, interact with producers, and discover new techniques that assist in sustainability and profitability.
The 3rd Annual Soil Health Symposium
was held in Lubbock, TX
February 11-12, 2020
Details on upcoming
Soil Health Symposiums
Videos, pictures and info from
Soil Health Short Courses across the state
Fun Fact: Healthy soil is made of about 45 percent minerals, 25 percent water,
5 percent organic matter and 25 percent air!
Learn more facts about soil and
how to analyze soil quality
is the objective of
World Soil Day,
celebrated on December 5
and throughout the year
Food and Agriculture Operations of the
"Stop Soil Erosion, Save Our Future"
Sustaining healthy ecosystems and human well-being by:
Addressing the increasing challenges in soil management
Raising the profile of healthy soil
Encouraging governments, organizations, communities and individuals to engage in proactively improving soil health
TEXAS SWCD RESOURCES
Conservation Awards Program
555 Edu and Outreach Activities Grant
District Director Travel Expense Scholarship
Annual Soil Stewardship Week
New District Soil Stewardship Week Award
FFA Leadership Development Program
Plant ID Book Sales
More Information on Programs
Area Banquets and
Regional Association Meetings
Congratulations to the 2020 Area Award Winners!
OUTSTANDING CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Hockley County SWCD #129
Medina Valley SWCD #226
Victoria SWCD #346
Nacogdoches SWCD #401
Upper Sabine SWCD #530
Cancellations, District Meetings/Requirements for Teleconferencing,
Office Closure Info and Additional News
The ATSWCD Business Session Will Be Held Online
October 27, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.
Read Letter from ATSWCD President Rick Schilling
to Texas Conservation District Directors
Complete Guidelines and Delegate Registration Form
More information about the Virtual Annual Meeting and videos:
FFA LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
2020 Soil Stewardship Public Speaking Contest
The Texas FFA Association held its 92nd annual convention virtually July 8-10, 2020. ATSWCD sponsors the Stewardship Public Speaking Contest, providing scholarships to three top winners.
Every week, ATSWCD Executive Director Tamara Daniel provides an e-newsletter update on national and state legislation, current events and other topics of importance to SWCDs.
District Clerks and Directors, sign up today and watch for Monday Minutes in your inbox!
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INDIVIDUAL AND BUSINESS FRIENDS PROGRAM/CORPORATE SPONSORS