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The mission of the Madison County Soil & Water Conservation District is to provide programs, funding and technical assistance which will conserve our natural resources for all our futures.

The next regular monthly business meeting of the Madison County SWCD board of commissioners will be:
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
at 8:15am
via Zoom

Meetings are held at the NRCS office and are open to the public.
For accommodations, please call the office two business days in advance.

In response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, the Madison County USDA Service Center is open for business by phone and window appointment. Customers with special needs may request an in-office appointment if needed (only one customer permitted in the office at a time, and face coverings will be required).

For assistance, please call 515-462-2961 x3 during regular business hours or leave a message.

For more information, please visit:
USDA: www.farmers.gov/coronavirus
IDALS: iowaagriculture.gov/covid-19

What’s New:

The Big Show Visits Madison County

October 6, 2020: Fred Martens’ Farm
News Release | Photos |Podcast Part 1 (32 min) | Podcast Part 2 (21 min)

October 14, 2020: Madison County Fairgrounds
News Release | Photos | Podcast (54 min)

More about the “Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here” campaign

CRP 2020 Continuous Signup

Congratulations to Nancy & Michael Forrest

IFELA 2019

Click here to learn more about the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award

Unlock The Secrets of The Soil

Click here to learn more about Soil Health!

Profiles in Soil Health

Click here to read “New Conservation Practices for Century Old Farm” featuring Frederick Martens
or click here to download the PDF

Click here to read “Farmer Adds Cover Crops to Suite of Conservation Practices” featuring James Baur
or click here to download the PDF

Conservation Service Client Gateway

Learn more about Conservation Client Gateway here