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Soil and Water Conservation in the News

The Georgia Operator (Winter 2014-2015) - Treating Nonpoint Source Pollution at the Source

Southeast Farm Press (Dec. 18, 2014) - Georgia collecting ag irrigation water-use data

GrowingGeorgia (Dec. 12, 2014) - State Employees in Georgia Reading Agricultural Irrigation Water Meters in December

Farms.com (Dec. 11, 2014) - Georgia farmers could save 40% on water improvements: Grant issued to Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission

GrowingGeorgia (Dec. 11, 2014) - New Program Will Pay Farmers to Improve Water Quality in Northern Wilcox County

The News-Reporter (Dec. 11, 2014) - Smith Family Farms noted for conservation practices

Thomasville Times-Enterprise (Nov. 27, 2014) - Barwick Farms secures conservation award

Forsyth County News (July 14, 2014) - Project targets nutrients along Settingdown Creek

GrowingGeorgia (July 3, 2014) - Middle Coosawattee River Clean-Up Results in Cleaner Water for Four Georgia Counties

Georgia Farm Bureau Leadership Alert (July 1, 2014) - GSWCC Program Targets Water Improvements

GrowingGeorgia (June 25, 2014) - GSWCC Targets Voluntary Improvements to Agricultural Water Quality for Georgia

Georgia Farm Bureau News (April 2014 issue) - GACDS meeting spotlights conservation efforts (page 23)

Georgia Farm Bureau News (April 2014 issue) - May 24 conservation camp deadline (page 16)

WGXA-TV - Drones Demonstrated to Help Farmers with Their Crops

WRBL-TV - Qualifying Period Opens for Georgia Soil and Water District Supervisors

Barrow County News - Time to prepare for changes made to erosion control

    Sustainability First: New crop systems, technology help conserve Georgia's natural resources

The Eatonton Messenger -Wootens honored for conservation efforts

Fox 31 - Tackling irrigation challenges of Southwest Georgia

Newton Citizen - Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center named Conservationist of the Year

The Walton Tribune - Brady-Foster Farm named Conservationists of the Year in Walton

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Videos

NRCS - International Year of Soils September: Soils - Naturally!

Kids help us understand the importance of conservation

Georgia's Flood Control Dams: Saving Money, Saving Lives

Georgia Couple Committed to Restoring a Natural Wonder - a Longleaf Pine Success Story

Georgia Farmer Unlocks the Secrets in the Soil

GrassWorks Weed Wiper Demonstation at Limestone Valley SWCD Field Day

Beginning Farmer Beats the Odds Thanks to NRCS

Pine Mountain Soil and Water Conservation District

USDA Announces Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP)

Restoring a Natural Wonder: The Longleaf Pine Forest

Soil: Don't Treat It Like Dirt

2014 Farm Bill Conservation Programs

Don't Miss the 2014 Natural Resources Conservation Workshop

NRCS EQIP Success Story

Farming in Metro Atlanta

Mathews Community Park Project video grant application - Walton County Soil and Water Conservation District

Unlock the Secrets in the Soil

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

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2015 News Releases

Pasture Management field day at the Greene County Expo Center in Greensboro, April 27, 2015

Governor Deal appoints five to Soil and Water Conservation Commission - April 15, 2015 Press Release

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2014 News Releases

State employees reading agricultural irrigation water meters in December

New program will pay farmers to improve water quality in northern Wilcox County

Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission wins 2014 Dam Safety Award

Middle Coosawattee River clean-up results in cleaner water for Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, and Pickens counties

State agency targets voluntary improvements to agricultural water quality for North and Southeast Georgia

State targets voluntary improvements to agricultural water quality for farmers in Settingdown Creek Watershed

State targets voluntary improvements to agricultural water quality for farmers in Altamaha River Basin

Student Applications Now Being Accepted for 2014 Natural Resources Conservation Workshop at ABAC

Qualifying Period Now Open for Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor Races in More than 100 Georgia Counties

Public Meeting in Rochelle, Ga., February 10, 2014, to discuss pollution project slated for Cedar and Folsom Creeks

Free Small Farms Opportunity Workshop on Sapelo Island, Jan. 23

Georgia issues revised Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control

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2013 News Releases

Public Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 18 in Atlanta to Discuss Revised Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia

Public Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 13 in Savannah to Discuss Revised Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia

Public Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 7 in Cartersville to Discuss Revised Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia

Public Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 6 in Columbus to Discuss Revised Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia

Public Meetings Scheduled to Discuss Revised Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia

New Manual focuses on Management Practices for Georgia Agriculture

DeKalb County SWCD Erosion and Sediment Control Seminar and Expo

Georgia Small Farm Conference June 20 - 21 at Unicoi State Park

Notice to current holders of Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission land-disturbance certifications

Stephens County High School wins state environmental championship

Appling County High School teams place 1st and 3rd in regional environmental competition

Weed Management Field Day on April 2 in Eatonton

Coweta 4H Captures First Place at Regional Envirothon Competition

Berrien Elementary student Jaden Ford wins GACDS poster contest

Kyrishia "Kyri" Johnson sworn in as Clayton County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor

Erin Leigh Machado wins GACDS Poster Contest

John Redding inducted into GACDS Hall of Fame

Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District named District of the Year

NRCS District Conservationist Lewis Fokes honored by GACDS

John Woodard inducted into GACDS Hall of Fame

Georgia's House of Representatives commends Georgia's Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Dudley, Georgia, Indian Pow Wow

Broad River Outreach Grant

Carroll County Scholarship Award

Coweta County Conservationist of the Year

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Brochures and Handouts

Help Us Help You With Your Irrigation Water Meter (PDF)

Soil & Water Conservation in Georgia (PDF)

Soil & Water Conservation Fact Sheet for 2014 (PDF)

Maintaining Georgia’s 357 Flood Control Dams (PDF)

Small Farms Conservation (PDF)

Erosion and Sediment Control (postcard) (PDF)

GSWCC Regions (postcard) (PDF)

Introduction to GSWCC GIS (PDF)

Irrigation Scheduling (PDF)

Overview of Conservation in Georgia (PDF)

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