Soil Trailer

The OSWCD has an interactive soil trailer! Inside the trailer, you will learn about things such as different soil textures, best management practices implemented in protecting soil, and different organisms that live in the soil. The soil trailer is taken to various...

Speech Contest

Okeechobee County Soil and Water Conservation District sponsors an annual speech contest, which is designed to develop leadership and stimulate interest in conserving natural resources. ENTRY DEADLINE: TBD for 2023  Eligibility Contest is open to public, private,...

Poster Contest

Eligibility The Okeechobee Soil and Water Conservation District Poster Contest is open to Okeechobee County students (public, private or home educated) grades kindergarten through grade twelfth. ENTRY DEADLINE: TBD Contest Rules Any media may be used to create a flat...

Ag-Venture

Ag-Venture is a free, one day program which provides a great opportunity for Okeechobee fourth graders (public, private and home educated) to gain experience, understanding and the appreciation of our local agricultural industry. At Ag-Venture, students learn about...

Land Judging

Land Judging is an exciting 4-H and FFA contest in which Middle and High School students in observe and interpret the soil in order to make wise land use decisions. The skills the teens use at the contest involve principles that can be valuable in career fields like...