About Calvert Soil Conservation District

DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS, THE CALVERT SCD OFFICE IS ABLE TO ASSIST YOU BY PHONE. WE ARE ALSO AVAILABLE BY PHONE FOR COVER CROP REPORTING AS WELL AS EQUIPMENT RENTAL. THERE WILL BE SOMEONE IN THE OFFICE TO ANSWER YOUR PHONE REQUESTS BETWEEN 8 AM AND 4:30 PM. WE ARE HERE TO HELP AND SUPPORT YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.

Our mission is to promote practical and effective soil, water and related natural resource programs to all citizens in a timely fashion on a voluntary basis through leadership, education and cooperation.  We work hard at conserving our natural resources and preserving the quality of life for you and your family. If you are a Calvert County farmer or landowner, become a cooperator with us and work with us to install best conservation practices on your agricultural land to protect our environment. Our knowledgeable staff has access to technical services that can help you install a full array of soil conservation practices that reduce erosion and improve water quality.

Calvert Soil Conservation District publishes an Annual Report.  Click below to view the 2019 Annual Report or call to request one be mailed to you!

News and Upcoming Events

Horse Manure Composting Webinar

October 30, 2020 9am – 12 Noon
Ever wonder if composting is the best solution for your equine operation? Get the lowdown from operators who compost their own manure and folks who haul manure away for composting. Tune in to learn about composting basics, on-farm composting, large stable composting, composting for mushroom growers, technical assistance, and cost-share. For more information and to register, click here!

 

CANCELED – 2020 Annual Cooperators’ Dinner

The Annual Cooperators’ Dinner originally scheduled for March 19, 2020 has been canceled. The district office will be issuing refunds to all ticketholders. We look forward to seeing you for the 2021 dinner scheduled for March 18, 2021. Please contact the office for any questions. 
 

Local Work Group (LWG) Agriculture Meeting

The Calvert Soil Conservation District (SCD) in partnership with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will be hosting a public Local Work Group Meeting. The purpose of this meeting is to prioritize local natural resource concerns to set funding priorities for federal Fiscal Year 2021 Farm Bill Programs, which offer financial assistance for the installation of conservation practices. Discussion will include a review of current priorities and prioritizing local natural resource concerns for 2021 in Calvert County and Statewide. The meeting will be broadcast via Microsoft Teams on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 6pm from the Harriet E. Brown Community Center, Room #113. Please contact the Calvert SCD Office at 410-535-1521 ext. 3, for call-in and attendance registration information.

 
 

Below are some of the services that Calvert Soil Conservation District provides:

Agricultural Programs

Including Conservation Programs, Conservation Practices, Farm Planning, and AgraAbility.

Erosion & Sediment Control

Our Erosion & Sediment Control Specialists are here to assist you with erosion issues on your property.

Equipment Rental

Our Equipment Rental Program allows our cooperators to rent farm equipment at a reasonable rate. 

Calvert Soil Conservation District

489 Main Street, Suite 101, Prince Frederick, MD  20678
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 657, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
410-535-1521, ext. 3   
Fax:  410-414-8006