Dickinson County Conservation District - Find us at the USDA Service Center in Abilene, KS

 Dickinson County Conservation District

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own. ~Andy Warhol
Important Dates   
  1. Title 21
  2. Title 22
  3. Title 23
  4. Title 24
  5. Title 25
  6. Title 26
  7. Title 27
  8. Title 28
  9. Title 29
  10. Title 30
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  20. Title 40
  • February 20-OFFICE CLOSED-George Washington's Birthday
  • March 6 - Regular Board Meeting
  • March 6 - Local Work Group Meeting
  • April 7 - Deadline to submit scholarship applications

Seeding Dates:
Cool Season Grasses (brome, fescue)
             • Aug. 15-Oct. 1
             • Dec. 1-April 15 (best dates)
Warm Season Grasses (native mix)
             • Dec. 1-May 15 (best for forbs)
             • March 15-May 15 (best dates)
Prescribed burn dates
             • CRP: Feb. 1-April 15
             • Depending on soils, July 16-Aug. 31 (contact FSA/ NRCS for more information)
             • Rangeland: April 1-May 5











Dickinson County Conservation District is a locally led organization dedicated to actively promoting the prudent, enduring, and sustainable use of our precious natural resources.
USDA Service Center
328 NE 14 Street

Abilene, KS  67410

(785) 263-2787

(785) 263-1351
USDA Service Center


Pheasants Forever

Allie Rath, Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist


Natural Resources Conservation Service

Kenny Bowell, Supervisory District  Conservationist
Danny Carroll, Soil Conservation Technician


Farm Service Agency (FSA)

Braden Stueve, County Executive Director:
Ellen Alvarez, Program Technician
Tonya Askew, Program Technician
Sandy Johnson, Program Technician
Deb Marston, Program Technician
Michele Snowball, Program Technician
Conservation District

Board of Supervisors:

Dennis Marston, Chairman
Darren Haney, Vice Chairman
Raymond Bielefeld, Treasurer
Francis Anderson, Member
Matt Gustin, Member


Cindy Dooley, District Manager
Brian Lang, Drill Manager