Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District
Upcoming Meetings and Events
Our regular monthly District Board meeting will be the first Tuesday of the month at 8:15 in the morning at the Springfield Service Center unless otherwise noted.
(All board meetings are open to the public.)
Attention Greene County Agriculture Producers
The Greene County Soil and Water Conservation Districts Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday April the 2nd at 6:00 pm at the Springfield Livestock Marketing Center. The agenda for the evening will be as follows.
- 5:30 pm Registration
- 6:00 pm Welcome and Dinner
- 6:30 pm Evenings Program
By Doug Peterson, State Soil Health Conservationist,
- Presentation of Greene County SWCD Awards
- Main Speaker
NRCS, Columbia, Missouri
The Springfield Livestock Marketing Center is located at 6821 West Independence on the West side of Springfield. From exit 70 on I44 turn North on B Highway, then turn West onto Independence and proceed to the salebarn.
Please register by Monday, March 25, 2013. We can be reached at 417-831-5246 ext 3.
Management-Intensive Grazing Schools for 2013
For a full listing of the grazing schools of rthe State go to http://agebb.missouri.edu/mfgc/schools.htm
|Halfway||April 30, May 3,7,10 (evenings),
May 4 field day (Saturday daytime)
|Dallas Co. SWCD (417) 345-2312 Ext. 3|
|Mt. Vernon (MU Southwest Center)||May 8-10 (daytime)||Lawrence Co. SWCD (417) 466-7682 Ext. 3|
|Ozark||May 21-23 (daytime)||Aaron Hoefer (417) 581-2719 Ext. 3|
|Neosho (Crowder College)||June 11-13 (daytime)||Nathan Witt (417) 451-1007 Ext. 3|
|Greenfield||September 12-14 (daytime)||Cedar County SWCD (417) 276-3388 Ext. 3|
|Marshfield||September 24-26 (daytime)||Mark Emerson (417) 468-4176 Ext. 3|
|Bois D’ Arc (NW of Springfield 10 miles)||October 22-24 (daytime)||Greene Co. SWCD (417) 831-5246 Ext. 3|
Impoprtant dates to remember:
End of Soil and Water District State Cost Share Fiscal Year, June 30th. All contracts must be completed by June 1st to be considered for payment in FY 2013.
Public Notice on the FMF Watershed Plan
The Fellows/McDaniel Lake- Fulbright Spring (FMF) 319 Watershed Management Plan draft has been completed and made available for public comment.For more information call Will Rhodes at 417-831-5246, ext. 3
For more information on the Little Sac River Basin and the watershed planning efforts there, the following document is available.
Little Sac River Watershed Management Plan PDF