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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...

Healthy Soils Are Full of Life

Healthy Soils Are Full of Life was the theme for the newly launched poster contest. Students from 3rd grade classes in Putnam County were asked to participate in a poster contest, on a voluntary basis. Some of the schools chose to skip this year, hopefully they will...

News Release

USDA Announces Sign Up for NWQI Pilot Watershed Project Agricultural producers located in Caney Fork and Nolichucky River Watersheds are eligible to apply Applications are due by Friday, April 13, 2018. Please read the latest news release on our TN website by clicking...

New Rental Equipment

FLXII-812 Truax No-Till Drill The Putnam County Soil Conservation District would like to announce our new addition to our rental equipment.  Thanks to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) we were able to get a new FLXII-812 Truax No-Till Drill.  The new drill...

May is American Wetlands Month

“Wetlands Make a Splash” In Tennessee, NRCS will end the month of May with a total of 47,093 acres on 316 wetland easement areas, which is a significant contribution to the restoration and preservation of our wetlands! American Wetlands Month was created in 1991 to...

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