The Franklin County Conservation District has announced Martin Farms as the 2018 Conservation Farmer of the Year. Please see the flyer below for information on a tour of their farm planned for August.
What Does The Conservation District Do?
Implements soil and water conservation programs with various funding sources and partnerships. Duties include: Erosion and Sedimentation Controls, Nutrient Management/Act 38, Chesapeake Bay, Watershed, and Environmental Education. The Conservation District also conducts annual events such as the Envirothon (state and county), Eco-Days, tree seedling sales, school presentations, and many other activities.
Watch a short video about Conservation Districts.