AASCD Board Meeting

Board of Supervisor meetings are open to the public and occur on the third Wednesday of each month. The August 17th meeting will start at 8:00 a.m. and will be held in the Anne Arundel Soil Conservation District office located at 2662 Riva Road, Annapolis, Maryland. The meeting will be in person with the option to virtually attend through Google Meet.

To join using Google Meet 

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RePollinate Anne Arundel
2022 Native Plant Distribution

RePollinate Anne Arundel had a successful launch in 2022 thanks to the efforts of University of Maryland Extension Master Gardeners and Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy.  Volunteers from both groups assisted in propagating and growing these valuable and difficult-to-obtain native plants.

They have produced approximately 3000 plants that are now growing and are ready for distribution to the Anne Arundel community this Fall.

Applications to receive free pollinator plants are being accepted from August 1st through August 31st. To apply to receive plants and obtain additional information on the program and varieties of available plants, click Here 


University of Maryland Extension 

The University of Maryland Ag Announcements

Ag Announcement #5 May

The University of Maryland Ag News

Ag News Summer 2022

Woodland Stewardship Education

Branching Out Spring 2022

Soil Sampling of Optimizing Agricultural Production in Maryland

Fact Sheet 1184 November 2021

Precision Soil Sampling Helps Farmers Target Nutrient Application

Fact Sheet 1046 January 2017

Soil Fertility Management

SFM-4 Revised February 2021

Urban Agriculture Information

University of Maryland Extension Urban Agriculture Program
Urban Agriculture Newsletter
Urban Agriculture Guidebook


Nutrient Management Plans

For Nutrient Management Plan inquiries contact Catherine Anneliese Oberfield at catoberf@umd.edu or contact the Extension Office at 410-222-3906

For more information on Nutrient Management Plans go to:

Maryland Department of Agriculture Nutrient Management website

University of Maryland Agriculture Nutrient Management Program website


County buildings are open to the public, but we have placed our drop box in-between the front entrance outer and inner doors to avoid the need to sign in with the guard if you are just dropping off or picking up plans.  

OUR MISSION

In agriculture, the District emphasizes the importance of soil conservation and water quality, striving to have voluntary soil and water conservation plans for all working farms.  These plans help farmers optimize productivity while safeguarding their surroundings against the potential impact of poor land management.  Farmers are advised in areas that include preventing fertilizers and pesticides from draining into nearby tributaries through the use of innovative methods like cover crops and shoreline buffers.  The plans also aid farmers with issues related to conservation crop rotation and residue management.

In the area of urban development, the AASCD reviews all sediment and erosion control plans for pending construction projects in Anne Arundel County to ensure that developers take the necessary steps to manage runoff during construction to control soil erosion.