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Henry County SWCD Mission

09/05/2017 00:00
The Mission of the Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District is  to: Provide leadership and administer programs to help conserve, improve and sustain our natural resources and environment.  Download and print the:  SWCD brochure 2014

Larry Nourse Wins SWCD's Spring Email Sign-Up Contest

09/05/2017 00:00
  In an effort to reduce mailing costs, reduce paper waste, and keep up with the digital age, the Henry County SWCD sponsored an email contest again this spring. People could either sign-up in the office or on the web to receive SWCD updates, brochures, newsletters, etc. via email. Upon...

2017 Spring Fish Sale

05/02/2017 10:47
Henry County SWCD held their annual spring fish sale May 1, 2017           

Clarence and Marie Medley Conservation Scholarhip

01/23/2017 01:30
The Henry County Natural Area Guardians $500 Clarence and Marie Medley Conservation Scholarship Applications due: May 4, 2017 Applicants will be notified around June 8, 2017 This scholarship is offered to students presently enrolled in their sophomore or junior year of college.  The student...

IDOA SCHEDULES CLEAN SWEEP COLLECTION IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS

05/05/2015 11:07
Program Will Safely Dispose of Unwanted Agricultural Pesticides SPRINGFIELD, IL. - Residents of seven central Illinois counties can dispose of unwanted agrichemicals for free this year through the Illinois Department of Agriculture's (IDOA) agricultural pesticide "Clean Sweep" program.  A...

Cover Crop Cost? There's An NRCS App For That!

03/09/2015 09:18

NRCS Sign-Up: 2015 Conservation Stewardship Program General Sign Up

02/02/2015 10:12
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 29, 2015             Contact: Paige Buck, Public Affairs (217) 353.6606   NRCS Sign-Up: 2015 Conservation Stewardship Program General Sign Up   Champaign, IL,  Jan. 29, 2015–The U.S....

USDA selects first projects of new, innovative program

01/16/2015 09:35
    Public Affairs Illinois Natural Resources Conservation Service 2118 West Park Court Champaign, Illinois 61821 (217) 353-6606  Paige.Buck@il.usda.gov Web:...

5 Questions to Ask About Cover Crops

01/12/2015 09:15
          5 Questions to Ask About Cover Crops Edith Munro01/06/2015 @ 10:52am     Cover crop decisions can be initially overwhelming. “Details –...

UofI Farm Program Seminars

12/15/2014 10:44
Farm program seminars   URBANA, Ill. – For farm owners and operators who could benefit from assistance in navigating the choices in the Agricultural Act of 2014, help is on the way.  The seminars are free and will be offered in 14 locations across Illinois in January and February. Each...