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2013 Midland Rd,   Shelbyville, TN 37160   
(931) 684-1441 Ext 3

 

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Education and Outreach

The Bedford County Soil Conservation District has several programs intended to educate the public and promote natural resources conservation.

For more information about any of our Education or Outreach programs please contact David Scocchio or Gena Coats @ 931-684-1441 ext. 3

Board of Directors

During the 1930’s, President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the Soil Conservation Service as part of the New Deal Program that helped landowners become proactive in taking care of their land. To incorporate local involvement, Soil Conservation Districts were set up to be a liaison between the federal government and local farmers and landowners. A district is defined by each county's boundaries. Each district is governed by a board with both elected and appointed supervisors. The board members meet once a month to discuss current contracts for technical assistance and grant requests, as well as other topics that need board approval.

 

scd board

Vice-Chairman Carl Brown, Secretary Danny Sain, Chairman Samuel W. Coats III, Supervisor Bob Davis, and Treasurer Larry Hasty

SCD Staff

Bedford Logo 3.5x3.5 SCD staff members are available to assist landowners with programs available through partner organizations.
 
gena   Gena Coats, Office Manager
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david    David Scocchio, Soil Conservationist
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NRCS Staff

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NRCS is an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. NRCS staff is available in all 95 Tennessee counties to provide assistance to landowners through cost share programs that promote conservation of our natural resources.
 
cory   Cory Hodge, District Conservationist
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Mackenzie    Mackenzie Painter, Soil Conservationist
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Upcoming Events

Fri Feb 22 @ 7:30AM - 07:00PM
Election-Board of Directors
Thu Mar 07 @ 6:00PM -
Banquet-Bedford County SCD