Montgomery Soil Conservation District
Montgomery County, Maryland
The Montgomery Soil Conservation District offers pasture walks and equine workshops throughout the year and is involved in Envirothon, Close Encounters with Agriculture, and other County events year round. Find an upcoming event on our calendar or browse the list below.
Our office is closed on all federal holidays.
Pasture Walks & Equine Workshops
Horse Management Workshop
Learn to sample soil and hay and to interpret the results.
Forage production and analysis
Nutrient management updates
New heavy use area technologies
Herbal pastures for improved horse health
To request more information or RSVP to the next pasture walk, contact the equine specialist.
This an annual event that is hosted by MSCD and held in a participating cooperator facility to honor cooperators for their good stewardship and conservation practices.
The 2021 event will take place September 15, 2021.
Learn more about the event, Cooperators of the Year, and see photos from previous years' dinners:
Close Encounters with Agriculture
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award-winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 60,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment and leading a healthy lifestyle.
The 2021 program will take place weekdays in October.