2016 Country Apple Festival, Saturday, September 17th

Lots going on this Saturday at the Country Apple Festival


Here’s our Barn Quilt for the 2016 Country Apple Festival Fundraiser.


Pre-Order Apples Today!

Shade Tree Farm & Orchard will have a booth at the CAF and they are taking Apple orders now!  If you would like to go ahead and pre-order some apples please let me know by Thursday, 9/15 at 2pm.

They will have Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious, & Fuji

¼ peck $7

½ peck $9

1 peck $13

½ bushel $21

1 bushel $37

Ask all of your friends & family and get an order together!

Amy Clifton, Secretary 

Dickson County Soil Conservation District, 305 Henslee Drive, Dickson, TN  37055

615-446-2449 x 3 or email amy.clifton@tn.nacdnet.net

Conservation Farmer of the Year


 Pictures-left to right: Nathan Hicklin-NRCS, Wynne Luter-NRCS, Janice Weiss-SCD, Mark Head-Award Winner, Representative from Farm Credit; Kelly Stockton, TACD Division Vice President; Marvin Whitworth, TACD Area VI Sub-Director

 Mark Head of Chapmansboro, Tennessee awarded Area and Divisional Conservation Farmer of the Year.  Head received these awards during the Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts Annual Middle Tennessee meeting held at Lane Agriculture Center in Murfreesboro on June 28th. He was recognized for implementation of conservation practices he installed beginning in November of 2015, while working with the Natural Resource Conservation Service and Cheatham County Soil Conservation District. Awards were sponsored by Farm Credit Services of Mid-America and Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts.  Cheatham County SCD is proud to have landowners like Head, that work to improve soil and water conservation on their land.