Roane Soil Conservation District
424 N. Kentucky Street
Kingston, TN 37763
USDA NRCS in Tennessee is now accepting FY 2019 EQIP Applications
Application deadline is Friday, January 18, 2019
Producers in Tennessee who are interested in implementing conservation practices to improve natural resources on their farmland have until Friday, January 18, 2019 to submit their application for financial assistance through the Natural Resource Conservation Service Environmental Quality Incentives Program.
2019 Grazing for Profit Grazing Conference
The Roane County SCD is proud to announce their upcoming 18th Annual "Grazing for Profit"
Grazing Conference Thursday, February 21, 2019. Headline Speakers will include
Dr. Allan Williams
Dr. Matt Poor
Registration fee is $30.00, wich covers the conference, lunch, and supplies.
Please see the Grazing Conference tab above for the registration form.
The Grazing for Profit Grazing Conference is held to benefit and educate livestock producers.
Roane County's "Grazing for Profit" Grazing Conference is sponsored by
the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).
Please feel free to call our office with any questions or accomodations.
2018 Roane County Farm Day
The Roane SCD and NRCS attended the 2018 Roane County Farm Day
with 475 Roane County students. Soil Technician, Kara Young presented students
with an interactive Enviroscape Watershed display, teaching students about water conservation.
Conserving our Natural Resources for Future Generations
One of the key components to keeping our land healthy and productive is the quality of the soil. The quality of soil affects both air and water quality. Wise choices based on conservation planning and capacity of the land and soils, impact the quality of the water that enters our rivers, streams, and lakes, which ultimately flow through our faucets. Conservation is a vital endeavor, both for those who rely on the land to support their families and for all of us who depend on farmers and ranchers to take care of our land and water. In working to protect natural resources, one positive effect usually generates another.