News & Events





Dutchess County Soil & Water Conservation District Newsletter now available

The Spring 2018 Newsletter is now available. Take a look to learn about the projects the District has been working on for the past few months.


Five Steps to Meet Conservation Compliance-

USDA recently posted an article on how to meet conservation compliance. This must be done in order to be eligible to receive many USDA benefits, including loans, disaster assistance, federal crop insurance premium subsidies and conservation assistance. The purpose of conservation compliance is to reduce soil loss by erosion and also to protect wetlands. The article details 5 Steps to meet Conservation Compliance and can be viewed at the link below.

Click here to view the entire article.

Upcoming Events

Grazing Workshop

Join us on June 16, 2018 at 9:30AM to learn about rotational grazing. The workshop will be held at Chaseholm Farm, located at 115 Chase Road, Pine Plains, NY. Speakers for the day include Troy “The Grass Whisperer” Bishopp, Laura of Kinderhook Farm, and Sarah Chase of Chaseholm Farm.

Please pre-register by June 13th at:

For more information please contact Lauren at 845-677-8011 x 3