The latest issue of “Plant Chat” is out! Just click on the picture below to open it!

Healthy soils are full of life! Bacteria, algae, microscopic insects, earthworms, beetles, ants, mites, and fungi are a few of the species and organisms that are part of the cycle. There are more soil microorganisms in a teaspoonful of soil than there are people on the earth!

We have a great flyer for you to print for more information. Just click on the picture above!

The Minnehaha Conservation District has a new partnership with PROJECT FOOD FOREST. This group of dedicated people is working towards filling Sioux Falls with edible plants to help feed hungry people and empower the city through education and implementation. We have a flyer available for you to print so you can find out more. PLEASE CLICK HERE for the flyer, then consider planting some edible trees and shrubs and donating to their cause. You can make a huge difference with your involvement. Thanks!

Project Food Forest

Hear ye, hear ye! Read all about it! The 2017 Newsletter is now online! CLICK HERE to see more about what’s going on with our projects, grant opportunities, services, and more!

The 2017 Sioux Empire Farm Show is coming up! Dates are January 24-28, 2017, and it’s held at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds in the Expo Building. There are lots of vendors and events planned so come on out! CLICK HERE OR ON THE PICTURE BELOW for the flyer. Hope to see you there!


Just a HEADS-UP that the NRCS Conservation Stewardship Program signup deadline is February 3rd, 2017 for the 2017 application period. Stop by the NRCS office or call 605-330-4515 ext 3 to find out more.