Hello Districts and Other Friends of Conservation!
We are your source of information about
programs, meetings, tours and training across the state.
ATSWCD is working to represent Texas SWCDs on
state and national levels.
The 2022 Leadership Development Workshop has been rescheduled.
2022 Leadership Development Workshop
NEW DATE: April 26-27, 2022
Frank W Mayborn Civic and Convention Center
3303 North 3rd St, Temple, TX
Important Notice for Districts:
Registration and hotel room block information will be available soon
KENNETH McALISTER RECEIVES THE
2021 ATSWCD PRESIDENT'S AWARD
Kenneth McAlister, left, receives the prestigious 2021 President's Award from ATSWCD President Rick Schilling. The annual award honors outstanding achievements by a Texas conservationist and is the highest honor bestowed by ATSWCD. McAlister is a Director of Wichita SWCD #538.
Congratulations to the 2021 State and
Area Award Winners!
OUTSTANDING CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Cochran SWCD #149
Llano County SWCD #233
Parker County SWCD #558
FFA LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
2021 Soil Stewardship Public Speaking Contest
Winners of the Texas FFA State Soil Stewardship Public Speaking Contest were announced at the 93rd Annual FFA Convention held July 5-9, 2021 in Fort Worth, Texas. ATSWCD sponsors the Stewardship Public Speaking Contest, providing scholarships to three top winners.
ATSWCD President Rick Schilling Congratulates the 2021 State Winners!
State Champion Breanna Jimenez - East Central FFA
Hailey Tucker, Second Place - Katy FFA
Avery Maas, Third Place - Magnolia FFA
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
Annual Soil Stewardship Week
District Soil Stewardship Week Award
FFA Leadership Development Program
More Information on Programs
Area Banquets and
Regional Association Meetings
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