Welcome to Buchanan SWCD

The mission of Buchanan Soil & Water Conservation District is to take available technical, financial, and educational resources and administer programs designed to encourage individual responsibility to conserve, improve, and sustain our soil and water resources for future generations.

Buchanan Soil & Water Conservation District Offers free technical assistance to landowners in the county with land management, drainage, wetlands, soils information, best management practices and other land resource problems.

Commissioner Meetings

All meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. Unless otherwise noted, the meetings will be at the USDA Office in Independence. For a list of all meeting dates, please see the Meeting Dates section of our About page.

It's Time! Water Quality Incentive (WQI) Sign Up

Stop in the office and get signed up for Water Quality Incentive (WQI) incentives!!  The incentives are Cover Crops, Strip-Till and No-Till!  Give us a call at 319-334-4105, ext. 3.


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