Our mission is to conserve, protect, and enhance our resources for current and future generations by providing information and assistance to landowners, operators, and residents of Madison County.

Public Meetings & Events: Join Us!

Upcoming SWCD Board Meetings

Special Meeting:
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 8:30 a.m.
Madison County USDA Service Center

Regular Monthly Meeting:
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 8:15 a.m.
Madison County USDA Service Center

Meetings are open to the public.
To register to participate, please contact the office 48 hours in advance.

News & Announcements:

Water Quality / Soil Health Meeting in Lorimor on June 28

Water Quality / Soil Health Meeting in Lorimor on June 28

The North Thompson River Water Quality Project is sponsoring a coffee meeting to discuss water quality and soil health.  The event will take place on Tuesday, June 28 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the Lorimor Community Center (503 Main St., Lorimor, IA). The program includes “All About Prairie Strips” presented by Doug Davenport, “Real … Read more

Cost Share Funds for Soil Health and Water Quality Practices

Cost Share Funds for Soil Health and Water Quality Practices

On May 27, 2022, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced that cost share is available for soil health and water quality practices through the state’s Water Quality Initiative fund. Read the news release here.  Practices include cover crops ($15-25/acre), no-till/strip-till ($10/acre), and using a nitrification inhibitor ($3/acre) on up to 160 acres. See flyer for details. To … Read more

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