Welcome to the Soil and Water Conservation District. We serve as a local agency prepared to manage and conserve the soil, water and natural resources of Wayne County.

AG ASSESSMENTS

Wayne County Ag Districts

Are you located in an Ag District? The agricultural assessment program allows eligible farmland owners to receive real property assessments based on the value of their land for agricultural production rather than on its development value. Any assessed value which exceeds the equalized agricultural assessment on the land may qualify for a reduced tax assessment. Parcel Payment

SOIL HEALTH

While every farmer takes pride in stewardship, there are often many components that are difficult to manage on a regular basis such as soil health testing. Soil health management is a key component to environmental, economic, and ethics management while working for crops of various commodities. For soil testing ian@waynenyswcd.org

NYS Grown & Certified

N.Y. farms produce world-renowned, high-quality food, and the New York State Grown & Certified program strengthens the link between producers and consumers and promotes environmentally sustainable and safe practices,” Contact AEM District Technician Ian Priestley  read more …