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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. 

Highlights and pictures of the 79th Annual Meeting of SWCD Directors in San Antonio, TX

Highlights, details

and photos  

of events at the

79TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SWCD DIRECTORS

held October 28-30, 2019

at the

Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort 

in San Antonio, TX 

Soil Health Workshops

Watch for 2020 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

Workshops

Educational info and fact sheets

NO TILL SAVE THE DATE LUBBOCK FEB 11-12

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

and improve your soil's health

Stop Soil Erosion

is the objective of  

World Soil Day,

celebrated on December 5

and throughout the year

FAO

Food and Agriculture Operations of the 

United Nations

"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

All life is rooted in soil. 

Healthy soil is vital to agricultural production and therefore essential to all living things.
Maintaining soil's healthy balance provides proper nutrients in food crops and grazing lands. 
 

Soil Health 

Education/News

Workshops

TEXAS SWCD RESOURCES

Grants              Programs

 

  • Conservation Awards Program

  • 555 Edu and Outreach Activities Grant

  • District Director Travel Expense Scholarship

  • Annual Soil Stewardship Week

  • New District Soil Stewardship Week Award

  • District Quotas

  • FFA Leadership Development Program 

  • Plant ID Book Sales

  • More Information on Programs

           

Area Banquets and

Regional Association Meetings

Info/Tickets/Agendas

 

Congratulations to the 2020 Area Award Winners!

OUTSTANDING CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Area 1
Hockley County SWCD #129
Area 2
Medina Valley SWCD #226
Area 3
Victoria SWCD #346
Area 4
Nacogdoches SWCD #401
Area 5
Upper Sabine SWCD #530

 Covid-19 Notices

 Cancellations, District Meetings/Requirements for Teleconferencing, 

 Office Closure Info and Additional News 

 See SWCD Resources:  Covid-19 Info 

 2020 Call For Resolutions

 Process Details, How To Submit, Postmark Deadline 

 Cancelled:  The 2020 80th Annual Meeting of Texas SWCD Directors 

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.

See winners and read more . . .  

2020 SOIL STEWARDSHIP PUBLIC SPEAKING WI

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!

​tamaradaniel@thegateway.net

75th Anniversaries

Read about SWCDs celebrating 75th anniversaries in 2019

Texas Districts, showcase your SWCD in the District Spotlight by submitting a brief article and picture to: 

 tamaradaniel@thegateway.net​​​

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