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

Contractor Erosion and Sediment Control Training

September 18th, 2018 8AM-12:30PM, at The Farm and Home Center,2715 Route 44, Millbrook, NY 12545

For more information please see the E&SC Announcement and Registration Form or

Register online at

If you have any questions contact Amy at 845-677-8011 x 3