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

Regular Monthly Meeting:
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 8:30 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:

Iowa NRCS Sets Oct. 7 Application Cutoff for Conservation Program Applications

Iowa NRCS Sets Oct. 7 Application Cutoff for Conservation Program Applications

Iowa farmers and private landowners interested in treating resource concerns on their lands have until Oct. 7 to be considered for priority funding for conservation programs administered through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Four of the most popular USDA conservation programs are included in this signup period: Agricultural Conservation Easement Program-Wetland Reserve Easements (ACEP-WRE) … Read more

Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award presented to three Madison County farm families

Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award presented to three Madison County farm families

The Madison County Soil & Water Conservationist District (SWCD) congratulates three farm families who received the 2022 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award on Wednesday, August 17 at the Iowa State Fair. The Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award was created in 2012, and since then more than 690 Iowa farm families have been recognized.  The Iowa … Read more