District News and Updates

Last Updated June 22, 2015

                             NOW HIRING! 
Anne Arundel Soil Conservation District (AASCD) is
seeking to fill their Senior Agriculture Engineer Position. 
This is a Full-Time, County-paid position which involves 
advanced or lead level engineering work centered specifically
in the agricultural community. Work will involve establishing  
and maintaining contact with agricultural landowners, local,
state and federal employees, civil engineers, contractors and
representatives of regulatory agencies. Duties will include the
survey, design, construction and inspection of farming best
management practices in accordance with Natural Resource
Conservation Service standards and specifications as well
as the processing of state and federal cost-share programs 
involving those best management practices.
Minimum qualifications are a bachelor's degree from an
accredited four-year college or university with a degree in
engineering or in a related field or a combination of education
with extensive engineering experience. Applicant must be
experienced in computer aided drawing and Microsoft Office
software and be able to communicate effectively, both oral and
written. Ability to work from maps, hydrology and hydrologic
modeling is a plus. This position will require fieldwork, the
ability to walk difficult terrain, moderate lifting and being able
to sit for extended periods of time designing practices. Applicant
must have a valid driver's license.

will be offered a starting salary of $58,209.00
with numerous county benefits. A resume and cover letter
must be provided to john.czajkowski@md.nacdnet.net by
July 9, 2015 in order to be considered for this position. 


To the farmers of Anne Arundel County, the 2015 MACS 
Cover Crop program signup has commenced. Enrollment 
dates are June 24th through July 15th, 2015 at the Anne 
Arundel Soil Conservation District office. Don't let your 
fields sit idle this winter. Grow cover crops to help promote 
soil health and protect against wind and water erosion. 
Stop by to talk to the agriculture staff about the program 
and help join in protecting Anne Arundel County Farmland. 


The Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation
manages a program for Anne Arundel County residents
which provides a drop-off location for farmers to properly
dispose of scrap tires. A vital component of this program
is the willingness of sponsors to provide funding for
additional trailers. Each year, The Anne Arundel Soil
Conservation District contributes to the sponsoring of
trailers for this important program. For more information
on the program or how to sponsor trailers, please visit
the Tire Recycling Program Website by clicking on this link.


The first event of the 2015 Summer Farm Series is fast
approaching! The Anne Arundel Summer Farm Series
features a number of fun, family-oriented activities several
days during the summer which highlight agriculture and how
it enriches our community. The first event of the 2015 Summer
Farm Series is taking place on Sunday, June 28th at Honey's
Harvest Farm in Southern Anne Arundel County. For more
 information, please view this flier. Hope to see you there!