May Board Meeting

The Cheatham County SCD May District Board Meeting which is normally held at the office in Ashland City will be held at the Cheatham County Emergency Management Building in Ashland City-location: in the bay at side of building – 99 Ruth Drive, Ashland City at 8:00am; Monday the 18th. Location is being moved due to Federal Offices still being closed. Meeting is open to the Public.
Our office is still closed to the public, however for any conservation needs please call 615-792-4421 Ext. 3. to set up an appointment—we are still working and making field visits.

April 2020 Board Meeting

The Cheatham County SCD April District Board Meeting which is normally held at the office in Ashland City will be held via tele-conference this month due Coronavirus; and stay at home order. This meeting is open to the Public. Dial in number is: 866-866-2244; participant number: 7064182#. Meeting will begin at 8:00am on April 20th our normal meeting date & time.
Our office is closed to the public but we are still working by appoints so if you need to contact us for conservation needs please call 615-792-4421 Ext.3 and leave a message. Hope everyone’s staying safe during this unusual time.

2019 Poster Contest

Cheatham County students grades K-4 competed in the 6th Annual Soil Conservation District Poster Contest sponsored by the Cheatham Co SCD & Tennessee Department of Agriculture.   This year’s theme was “Life in the Soil: DIG DEEPER”.

2019 1st Place – Poster Contest Winners: 

Phoebe Schnetter – 1st Grade, Ms. Lanita Puthoff’s Class – Pleasant View Elem.

Kami Helms – 2nd grade, Ms. William’s Class – Ashland City Elem.

Avery Mangrum – 4th grade, Ms. Daugherty’s Class – Kingston Springs Elem.

Students were challenged to create any flat image, drawing, or design in accordance with the “Life in the Soil: DIG DEEPER” theme for the year.  Students were awarded points based on conservation message, visual art, originality, & universal appeal. (Posters were all required to have the contest theme on the front).  All three winners were awarded an individual prize and $100 classroom supplies certificate for their classroom.

Thank you to the teachers and parents for encouraging your students to think about conservation through our “Life in the Soil: DIG DEEPER” Poster Contest! We were so excited to have entries from your classrooms this year.  It’s always a great thing to see the world through a child’s eyes, more importantly, how simple it is to help our natural resources.

The Cheatham County Soil Conservation District sponsors several events for Agriculture in the Classroom each year.  Please contact Janice Weiss, Cheatham County Soil Conservation District for conservation educational events.

(615-792-4421 or email:

*In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S.Department of Agriculture(USDA) civil rights regulations and polices, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employuees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA and Cheatham County SCD.