SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
As of March 23, 2020, all USDA Service Centers are, at a minimum, open by phone appointment only. USDA will continue to be open for business by phone appointment only and field work will continue with appropriate social distancing. While our program delivery staff will continue to come into the office, they will be working with our producers by phone, and using online tools whenever possible.
The East Pottawattamie County Service Center remains open for business, however public access remains limited. All visitors wishing to conduct business with the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, or any other Service Center agency should call the Service Center at 712-482-6408 for a phone appointment.
Visit farmers.gov/coronavirus for the latest information on Service Center status and available services.
Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist - Quarterly Partners Report
Fall is the time to go to the field - nice weather, few annoying bugs, and lots of plans and wildlife to look at! I was able to get out in the filed quite a bit this quarter, to meet with producers and evaluate seedings. It was also a good opportunity to work on my dormant plant identification skills. Unfortunately, my fun was rudely interrupted by winter...