The District's Heavy Equipment Program has been a major part of the District since its inception in 1944.
Please use the below helpful links for information related to the work completed at the Sussex Conservation District.
North America's largest high school environmental education competition. Here you can find information on education, state programs and meetings, as well as the competition itself.
Look here for soils maps and information, orthophotography (aerial photos) and watershed delineations.
Find information on nutrient management plans, CAFO regulations, manure relocation, cost-assistance and much more.
A tool to manage need for, timing and application of nutrients to protect the quality of our ground and surface water.
A whole farm plan which addresses each and every need of soil, water, air, people and animals.
Determines existing nutrient levels to make any adjustments, if necessary, as determined by the University of Delaware.
Pre sidedress Nitrogen Testing (PSNT)
PSNT is a spring soil test that provides to the farmer accurate information about the nitrogen capacity of a soil. Utilized by the District since 1992, PSNT testing and manure analysis together create a gauge of available nutrients which enables precise fertilizer adjustments.
PSNT Fact Sheet
Sussex Conservation's Programs
The Sussex Conservation District administers numerous cost share programs that support the implementation of...
Since 1991, the Sussex Conservation District has served as the delegated agency in Sussex County for the...
The District's Agricultural Conservation Program works with the farming community providing nutrient management...