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Land judging contest - 3/15/19
posted by: Verna Floyd

The Southern Conservation District and Greenbrier Valley Conservation District will be hosting a joint land judging contest for schools in our districts. The land judging will be held May 8 at the Plant Materials Center in Alderson, WV.   Registration for teams will begin at 9:00 .am. with the contest beginning at 9:30 a.m..

Lunch will be provided by districts.  Please be sure to contact the SCD office or the Greenbrier Valley CD to register your team. 


SCD office        304-253-0261

2ND SCD Forestry Workshop - 3/5/19
posted by: Verna Floyd

GROWING Shiitake Mushrooms - The SCD will be hosting their 2nd Agroforestry workshop on April 9, 2019 at the Ghent Area Volunteer Fire Department.   The workshop will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.    Light refreshments will be provided.


For more information contact the SCD office        304-253-0261     

4th Annual Women in Agriculture Workshop - 2/22/19
posted by: Verna Floyd

MARK YOUR CALENDARS     The 4th annual Women in Agriculture Workshop will be held May 22 at Tamarack Conference Center.     See attahced flyer for more information.


Please register by May 3.  Thank you.

SCD Forestry Workshop - 1/29/19
posted by: Verna Floyd

 Free to SCD landowners


The Southern Conservation District will be hold a Forestry Workshop on February 23, 2019 on their property located at 463 Ragland Road, Beckley, WV.  The workshop will begin at 1:00 p.m. with a portable sawmill demonstrations.     

Please see attached flyer for more information.   


SCD Farm Field Day - Camp Creek State Park - 5/17/18
posted by: Verna Floyd

See attached flyer for information on the June 1, 2018 SCD Farm Field Day being held at Camp Creek State Park




Land Judiging Contest - 4/11/18
posted by: Verna Floyd

Attention 4-H and FFA Members and Advisors (in the Southern CD and Greenbrier Valley CD area)

The Greenbrier Valley CD and Southern CD in cooperation with NRCS, will hold a land judging and homesite evaluation contest on May 3, 2018 at the Plant Materials Center in Alderson.  Check in will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the contest beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Interested teams should contact Katy McBride at 1-681-318-4303 or by email Katy.McBride@wv.usda.gov to register.  Lunch will be provided by the Districts at no cost to participants.    All teams are asked to register by April 25, 2018 in order to have an accurate headcount for lunch.  Names of all participants are also needed for certificates.       I

2018 Agriculture and Wellness for Busy Woman - 3/19/18
posted by: Verna Floyd

SOUTHERN CONSERVATION DISTRICT PROUDLY ANNOUNCES THEIR 3RD ANNUAL     "Agriculture and Wellness for the Busy Woman" workshop.      The workshop will be held June 5 at Daniel Vineyards located in Crab Orchard.    We have an exciting program that will include the following topics: Growing and drying herbs; growing mushrooms; farm to table information on growing your heirloom vegetables; backyard poultry, soil testing and soil heath and pollinators and plants!      The Workshop will begin at 10:00 am and run through 3:30 pm.   The SCD will provide lunch to all who have registered for the event.  YOU MUST RSVP to the SCD office or send an email to bfloyd@wvca.us in order to attend the workshop.  Spaces are limited so call soon.  Deadline to RSVP is May 25.         


The workshop was a successful event - thanks to all of those who attended and to each of our speakers and sponsors.  



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