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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, July 25, 2018
at 8:00am

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

What’s New:

Come see us at the Madison County Fair!


Welcome our newest staff!

Ag4Kids Day 2018

Watersheds April 29-May 6

To learn more about Soil & Water Conservation Week
visit the Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship’s webpage here.

To learn more about Stewardship Week,
visit the National Association of Conservation District’s webpage here.

To learn more about watersheds in Madison County,
stay tuned to our SWCD’s Facebook Page throughout the week!

Click here to read a version of the article published in
the Winterset Madisonian and Farm Bureau Spokesman on May 2, 2018

Congratulations, Rick Breeding!

Tim Palmer President Elect NACD

Click here to read the press release

Anna Golightly, the Badger Creek Lake Watershed Project Coordinator, received the “2017 Women Impacting Agriculture” recognition at the ISU Extension and Outreach Women in Ag Leadership Conference on November 28.
To learn more about Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Women in Ag program, click here.

75th Anniversary Celebration Banquet October 5th

Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards

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

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