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Mission Statement

As an agency of the State, the Okeechobee Soil and Water Conservation District is responsible for developing and carrying out locally-led programs for the conservation, protection, and development of soil, water, and land for agricultural purposes. 

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Pictured above are OSWCD Board Chairman Mariano Corona with Audrey Kuipers, FCDEA 2022 Employee of the Year, and Robbi Sumner, Program Specialist.
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Students learn about the importance of soil and water conservation practices during Okeechobee County Ag Venture.