Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District

Dr. Harold Gehrig Scholarship - Due Feb. 1

Dr. Harold W. Gehrig believed in service.  He spent his life serving others through his work as a veterinarian at Greenville Veterinary Clinic, through his church and through his many hours as a livestock and crop producer.  He also served for over 10 years as a director of the Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District. 

This scholarship is for students currently enrolled in college that are majoring in agriculture, natural resources, or veterinary medicine.  Applicants must have graduated from Greenville or Mulberry Grove High School.  Current high school seniors are NOT eligible. Applications are due by February 1 and must be submitted electronically. **Immediate family members of employees or Bond Co. SWCD directors are not eligible.**  Click the link below to begin your application.  

Gehrig Scholarship Online Application

Bond Co SWCD Annual Meeting - Feb. 9, 2024

The Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District will host their annual meeting & election of directors on February 9, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. at the Bradford Room in Greenville, Illinois.  An election of officers and business meeting will be held.  


$$ Sign-Up for Cost Share $$ Deadline April 30 

Click HERE to apply!


Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer


Conservation Seed For Sale

Contact the SWCD office to order your CRP and conservation seed.  Many mixes available.  Mixes meet NRCS standards for CRP seedings.  Several mixes include pollinator habitat, wildflowers, warm season grasses, monarch butterfly habitat and more. Contact the SWCD office or  618-664-3590 ext. 3 for pricing and more details.

Pay Invoices Online

The Bond SWCD is NOW accepting credit cards for payment of invoices for the following:

Equipment Rental, Fish Orders, Soil Sampling, Conservation Seed, AITC Sponsorships, Scholarship Donations, Meeting Sponsorship

To pay by credit card click the Jetpay logo below  You can either make a one-time payment or establish a login account for regular customers. 




Soil Sampling - Call Now


Now offering Haney Soil Health Testing and Corn Tissue Testing. 

Call now to schedule your field for soil sampling, or tissue testing.  Allow us to pull the samples and submit them for lab analysis.  Or you can drop off your samples and we'll analyze them for you.  For more information or to book your appointment call Roger Marcoot at 618-664-0555 ext. 3013 or 618-292-6043.

75 YEARS OF BOND COUNTY SWCD - Learn more....

To learn more about the history of the Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District click the link below.  The Bond SWCD was chartered in 1944 by forward thinking agriculturalists that had visions of a more conservation friendly system of farming.  The district has evolved to include service programs, education outreach, equipment rental, soil sampling and more.  To learn about the programs, leaders and past award winner click below:

75 years of the Bond County SWCD