Land Area = 473 square miles
2010 population = 9,566
Farmland in 2002 = 269,400 acres (89% of county)
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The Howard Soil & Water Conservation District is made up of five locally elected residents of Howard County who serve as volunteers providing local program guidance to solve natural resource concerns within the district. The commissioner meetings are on the second Tuesday of every month and are open to the public.
L-R: Kurt Hoeft, NRCS District Conservationist; Shereen Ries, NRCS Soil Conservation Technician; Kari Marketon, NRCS WAE; Shannon Hurd, IDALS Secretary; Neil Shaffer, HSWCD Silver Creek Project Coordinator
Missing from photo: Beth Rachut, NRCS Resource Conservationist