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Notice of Election

Pursuant to TCA §43-14-201, DUE NOTICE is hereby given that an election will be held March 11, 2019 for three positions on the Putnam County Soil Conservation District (SCD) Board.  Polling locations will be: Putnam Farmers Co-Op, 541 West Broad Street, Cookeville, TN...

Beginning Farmer Summit

Registration is FREE, although it is limited to 100 participants. The agenda will include: What to consider before starting a farm Resources available to beginning farmers Business planning Grant writing Managing risk Organization involvement and legislative issues...

Putnam County SCD 69th Annual Awards Banquet

The 69th Annual Awards Banquet was held on November 13th, 2018 at Hyder-Burks Pavilion to honor Putnam County farmers, their families, farm supporters, and local students.  The winners pictures and awards they were recognized for are included in this article.   We...

To Tree or Not to Tree?

That is the question? The Putnam SCD has conducted a Spring tree sale for several years. Usually in March of each year. However, the research has shown that is not the opportune time to plant trees. According to the leading research the best time to plant trees is in...

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