NOTICE OF ELECTION
The State Soil Conservation Committee has requested that a loccal advisory committee conduct an election
to fill expiring terms for three (3) postions on the ROANE COUNTY SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICT Board of Supervisors.
The election will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. with voting conducted at the following polling locations:
Farm Services Agency 424 N. Kentucky St. Kingston, TN 37763
Farm Bureau 101 W. Spring St. Kingston, TN 37763
Roane County UT Extension 3074 Roane State Hwy Harriman, TN 37748
The candidates in the election are:
Per TCA 43-14-216, only persons holding legal title to land within Roane County are eligible to vote in this election.
USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.
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
Dr. Alex Miller
Registration fee is $30.00, which covers the conference, lunch, and supplies.
Please make reservations by February 15, 2019.
See the Grazing Conference tab above for registration form and agenda.
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).
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.