Grow City Workshops

What: An organic teaching garden and hands-on workshop series Workshops will be held throughout the summer and fall Topics covered: Testing and improving garden soil Preparing the garden Planting the garden Managing pests and disease Harvesting of crop and seed Saving seed for future use Composting Where: McGrady-Brockman Building, 614 N. 7th St., Vincennes, IN Workshops will take place at the […]

We are looking for summer interns!

Do you like being outdoors and helping conserve our natural resources? If so, consider applying for our summer 2019 natural resources internship! Interns will gain experience in invasive species identification and control, plant propagation, conservation practices, local government and nonprofit organization experience, and more! See full internship description here. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, March 6th.

Donate to the Knox County SWCD on Giving Tuesday!

The Knox County Community Foundation is going to be matching donations to local charitable organizations on Giving Tuesday this year, including the Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District! Giving Tuesday is a movement to create an international day of giving before the holiday season. Donations placed that day to the Knox County SWCD endowment will help support our mission […]

Knox County Nature Days This Saturday!

The Knox County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) is proud to host the second Knox County Nature Days! This is an annual event focused on different environmental issues, natural history, and more. Join us to learn more about Knox County orchards, the native (good) trees, and invasive (bad) trees! Where:  Ouabache Trails Nature Center | 3500 N. Lower Ft. […]


The USDA Service Center will be hosting an open house for the Agriculture Community. We want to show our appreciation to our Program Participants, Farmers, Landowners, Foresters, Gardeners, Seed Dealers, Fertilizer Dealers, Bankers and the list could go on. So please join us on the morning of March 16 at the USDA Service Center for refreshments and conservation conversation. March […]

Irrigated Field Crops Update

Purdue Extension is hosting an irrigation workshop at the SW Purdue Ag Center (4669 N Purdue Rd., Vincennes, IN) on Thursday, March 15th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Here’s a draft agenda: 8:30 a.m. – Welcome 9:00 a.m.  Irrigation Scheduling (Lyndon Kelley)  Checkbook Irrigation Scheduling  Soil Moisture Monitoring  Interpreting and integrating results  Indiana Water […]