AASCD Board Meeting

The Anne Arundel Soil Conservation Board of Supervisors is announcing a new start time to its monthly board meetings. Board of Supervisor meetings are open to the public and occur on the third Wednesday of each month. The meetings start at 8:00 a.m. and are held at the Anne Arundel Soil Conservation District office in Annapolis, Maryland. The next AASCD Board meeting is scheduled for November 17th from 8:00 to 10:00. The meeting will be in person with the option to virtually attend through Google Meet.
Information on how to join through Google Meet will be forthcoming.

Wednesday Webinars

Women in Agriculture

 

August 11, 2021 Basics of Pond Management
August  24, 2021 Principles of Agronomy
September 8, 2021 Managing Farm Family Finances
September 22, 2021 Smart Phone Videos: Top 10 tips for Awesome Videos from Your Smartphone
October 13, 2021 What is Fruit Quality and Factors that Affect it?
October 27, 2021 Managing Your Finances Resiliently
November 10, 2021 Wildlife Management on the Farm
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Drop Box 

County buildings are open to the public but we have placed our drop box in-between the front entrance outer and inner doors to avoid the need to sign in with the guard if you are just dropping off or picking up plans.  

For Information on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program – CFAP

Go to: http://www.farmers.gov/cfap

OUR MISSION

In agriculture, the District emphasizes the importance of soil conservation and water quality, striving to have voluntary soil and water conservation plans for all working farms.  These plans help farmers optimize productivity while safeguarding their surroundings against the potential impact of poor land management.  Farmers are advised in areas that include preventing fertilizers and pesticides from draining into nearby tributaries through the use of innovative methods like cover crops and shoreline buffers.  The plans also aid farmers with issues related to conservation crop rotation and residue management.

In the area of urban development, the AASCD reviews all sediment and erosion control plans for pending construction projects in Anne Arundel County to ensure that developers take the necessary steps to manage runoff during construction to control soil erosion.