The Daviess County Soil & Water Conservation District was formed in 1941 to provide information about soil, water and related natural resource conservation; identify and prioritize local soil and water resource concerns; and connect land users to sources of educational, technical and financial assistance to implement conservation practices and technologies.
Location: 2526 East National Highway, Washington IN 47501
Phone: 812-254-4780,ext.3 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Closed weekends and holidays
To provide educational, technical and financial assistance to all Daviess County residents in order to maintain a clean and wholesome environment in which to work and live.
February 27, 2014
6:30 PM, at the Washington Community Building
Tickets: $8.00 - Advance sales only, No tickets will be sold at the door. Contact the SWCD office to purchase a ticket, or contact any SWCD Supervisor.
Meal catered by : Lisa's Catering
Featured Entertainment: Jay Hendren, "The Country's Funniest Farmer"
The Daviess County SWCD hosted its 17th annual Fourth Grade Farm Fair on September 20, 2013 at the 4H fairgrounds in Washington. During this annual field day, 354 students guided by 42 teachers and parents rotated through 16 different learning stations staffed by local and area experts. Students learned about crops and livestock grown and raised locally, as well as other topics ranging from bees to wildlife. Some of the stations featured livestock, and for many students, this was their first opportunity to see these animals up close. Those attending the Farm Fair also enjoyed a special demonstration on dog obedience and agility, given by Andrea Bauer of A-1 K-9, and Kensay Mott, 4H dog club leader. The enthusiastic audience applauded the skills of Piper, a Yorkshire Terrier, Roper, an Australian Shepard and former Indiana State Fair Agility Champion, and Daphne, a Rottweiler. Many thanks to all of the hard working volunteers who made the Farm Fair possible! The SWCD would also like to thank the following for their support of the Farm Fair: Purdue Extension, Farm Bureau, Prairie Farms, Hoefling Truck and Tractor, Washington Parks & Recreation Department, NRCS, FSA, ISDA, the City of Washington, and the Washington High School Athletic Department.
Watch Roper's agility demonstration here:
The Daviess County SWCD and the City of Washington's Stormwater Department is offering 50-gallon rain barrels for sale. Rain Barrel: $65.00 + tax. Rain Barrel with a downspout diverter: $75.00 + tax. Click here for details.
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