Archive for August, 2014

News of the Day — 8/31/14



In an effort to address local resource concerns, the Minnehaha Conservation District invites you to a local work group meeting to be held on Monday, September 8, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm at the USDA Service Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The purpose of the meeting is to give you an opportunity to express your ideas for the conservation needs in Minnehaha County. We would appreciate your assistance in prioritizing Environmental Quality Incentive Program projects.


The meeting is open to the public as well as government, tribal, farm, and wildlife groups.


WHAT: Work Group Meeting


WHERE: USDA Service Center, 2408 E Benson Road, Sioux Falls, SD 57104


WHEN: Monday, September 8, 2014 from 3:00pm – 4:00pm


We have a worksheet available to help you get your thoughts in order in preparation for the meeting. Please click HERE to download and print the worksheet.


We’re looking forward to hearing your great ideas!

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News of the Day — 8/9/14

Here is a very interesting article about soil health and life in the soil. Rick Bieber from Trail City, South Dakota, believes “if you take care of your soil, your soil takes care of you.” “The soil isn’t just a tool, it’s a full partner in a farming operation.” Interesting perspective!


Click here to read the full article.


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