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Upcoming Events

Community Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast

Tuesday - March 24, 2015 - 7:00am to 11:00am
The breakfast will be held at the Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District office located at 85 E Iron Ave, Dover, OH. Please join us to celebrate National Agriculture Week. Enjoy all-you-can-eat breakfast for a donation. Donations will be used to support our programs. For more information contact us at 330-339-7976.

Past Events

2014 Tuscarawas SWCD Photo Contest

Entries must be recieved by Oct 3, 2014 by 4:00 pm

The 2014 Annual Photo Contest has started! The theme this year is "Outstanding in a field".

View the contest rules and entry form by clicking on the link below.

Photo Contest Rules
Photo Contest Entry Form

2014 Tuscarawas SWCD Scholarship

Applications must be received by 4:00pm on May 2, 2014

The Tuscarawas Soil & Water Conservation District is pleased to announce that it is offering a $500 scholarship to assist graduating seniors with the pursuit of a college, university or technical school degree. The applicant must be a Tuscarawas County resident or graduating from a Tuscarawas County High School. Applicants for the scholarship need to be pursuing a degree in the fields of Agriculture or Conservation of Natural Resources. Examples of some eligible degrees include Ag Engineering, Aquatic Ecology, Biological Sciences, Conservation Planning, Environmental Science, Forestry, Soils, Turf or Wildlife management.

A link for the application can be found below. Applications can also be picked up at the Tuscarawas SWCD office at 85 E. Iron Ave, Dover OH between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Check in your high school guidance office for an application . The deadline for application submission is May 2, 2014. All applications will be reviewed by a committee. The top three applicants will be interviewed by the committee prior to final selection.

Scholarship Eligibility and Instructions
Scholarship Application

2014 Tuscarawas SWCD Poster Contest

Entries must be received by 4:00pm on May 16, 2014

The Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to annouce its annual poster contest. The theme for the 2014 Tuscarawas SWCD poster contest is "Dig Deeper, Mysteries in the Soil".

The Tuscarawas SWCD Stewardship Poster Contest is open to all Third grade students living in Tuscarawas County. The first place winner will be awarded a $100 US Savings Bond. The artist of the second place poster will receive a $50 US Savings Bond. Anyone interested may contact the Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District office located at 85 E. Iron Ave., Dover OH or call 330-339-7976 for additional information.

Poster Contest Entry Form

Promoting Cover Crops through Grant Program

Sign up starts Feb 24th through July 1st

2014 Tuscarawas Soil & Water Conservation District Cover Crop Program Cover crops are a conservation priority, due to the potential of erosion and sediment loading from corn silage and soybean fields. The Tuscarawas SWCD is sponsoring the following program: • Cover Crops • No-till drills are available for rent from Tuscarawas SWCD • 200 acre cap per participant based on a ranking system • $13.00 / acre cost share available • Applications available on our website: www.tuscsoil.com or by calling our office at 330 339-7976. • This program is open to Tuscarawas County participants and acreage must be within Tuscarawas County. • Sign up is now through July 1, 2014. Call for more information and an application 330 339-7976. (Tuscarawas SWCD and its assigned will be held harmless from any injuries or damages related to this program. This program is subject to change and modification.) Application

71th Annual Meeting

November 6, 2014 - 6PM
The Tuscarawas SWCD will be hosting their 71th Annual Meeting at the St. John's Church of Christ in Dover, OH (409 N Wooster Ave). The meeting will begin at 5:15PM with the election of Board of Supervisors, voting will conclude at 6:15pm. Dinner will be at 6:00PM.

TBD Dinner Tickets are $TBD per person (children under 4 eat free). Tickets may be purchased at our office from 7:30-4:00 Monday through Friday. Please call 330-339-7976 or stop at our office at 85 E. Iron Ave., Dover OH 44622.

For more information about Board Supervisor candidates and absentee voting please view our current newsletter.

Ag in the City 2014

Friday, June 13, 2014

It’s time to experience a day on the farm with your family! The event will be held Friday, June 13 from 5pm – 8:30pm at Tuscora Park in New Philadelphia. Numerous children’s activities will be on site including a Kiddie Tractor Pull, Pony rides, Face Painting, All-A-Flutter Butterfly Exhibit, and an Archery Activity. There will be a food stand provided. Educational displays will include Tuscarawas County Beekeepers, Fish Farmers of Ohio, Farm Bureau, Clum Forestry and many others. Please read our newsletter for more details

The committee is comprised of representatives from the following agencies: Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau, Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District, Farm Credit, OSU Extension, Agland Co-op, and many community members. Our goal is to showcase agriculture and the families that make it all happen. We strive to connect farmers with the public and provide a personal experience for learning and fellowship. So come check it out with your family! For more information please call the Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District at 330-339-7976.

2014 Tuscarawas SWCD Scholarship Winner

Announces Winner

The Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to announce the $500. scholarship has been awarded to Indian Valley high school senior Caitlin McPeek. Caitlin is the daughter of Melinda McPeek. She will be attending Kent State University this fall, majoring in Zoology and minoring in Environmental/Conservation Biology.

Tuscarawas County Fair 2014

September 15 - 21, 2012
Look for us at the Fair next to the Dairy Bar!

List of Equipment up for Bid

February 3, 2015

The Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District is proposing to sell and take SEALED bids for the following equipment, Selling All Equipment AS IS:

International 154 Cub Lo Boy with deck mower

International Cub Cadet 128 with 44" mower deck

John Deere 111 with mower deck

Pacer Pump

Huskee 7 hp Chipper/Shredder

All bids must be received by March 3, 2015 no later than 4:00 pm.

The Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will open the bids and announce the buyer with the highest bid during this meeting. Bidders will be notified by phone on March 12, 2015. However, the Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any or all bids. The buyer has 10 business from March 12, 2015 to pay and remove the equipment from its current location by appointment only.

Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District is selling all equipment AS IS The equipment will be available for viewing Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm by appointment only

Bids can be dropped off at our office or mailed to Tuscarawas SWCD at: 85 E Iron Ave, Dover OH 44622. IF you have any questions please call our office at 330-339-7976.

REMINDER: All bids MUST be in a sealed envelope with ATTN:Equipment name and/or names CLEARLY stated on the front or they will NOT be accepted. Contact information must be included: Name, Address, Phone number.

The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) prohibit discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital status or family status.