SWCD Grant Funding

Jefferson County Soil & Water Conservation District received grant funding to support soil conservation in areas affected by drought.  Click link to learn more.

Soil & Water District Grant Funding

Copper Treatment Alert



Beginning @ 7:00 AM, Monday, May 16 – May 17, 2022

Please click on this link for more information.

Oregon Disaster Assistance Program

The Oregon Department of Agriculture has $40M available for farmers and ranchers recovering from natural disaster that occurred in 2021.  Click the link below for more information.

Oregon Disaster Relief Program

SBA Offers Low Interest Loans to Small Businesses


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of the North Unit Irrigation District will be conducting their Regular Board of Directors Meeting on Tuesday May 10, 2022 at 8:30 am at the Jefferson County Annex Building at 66 SE D Street, Madras, OR  97741.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss regular business.

Any submissions to the board of directors can be made in writing to the district within 48 hours of the board meeting.  

Remote participation is available via Teleconference 1-408-638-0968 Meeting ID 889-6407-0567 Personal Meeting ID 455987


Emergency Board Meeting

Emergency Board Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the North Unit Irrigation District Board of Directors will hold an emergency meeting on April 21, 2022 at 1:00 pm via teleconference.

Teleconference 1-408-638-0968 Meeting ID 889-6407-0567 Personal Meeting ID 455987

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the COID surplus water.

Emergency Board Meeting Agenda

2022 HEMP Policy

Please click the link for the latest 2022 Hemp Policy revisions.

2022 HEMP Policy

Irrigation Water Management Workshop Series: Adapting to Drought Conditions

 Join The Deschutes Soil and Water Conservation District (DSWCD) and OSU Extension Service for a series of workshops on improving your irrigation system and management skills in times of drought.

Learn to inspect and prepare your irrigation system for the season, coordinate irrigation and fertilizer applications, understand and manage soil moisture for optimal crop growth, gain knowledge on new technologies and techniques to enhance your water management skills, and much more.

This is a FREE workshop series!!!
Registration is required. Zoom link will be provided to registered participants wishing to attend remotely.

You can either register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/irrigation-water-mgt-series-adapting-to-drought-conditions-tickets-290821233137 or contact Todd Peplin, DSWCD at todd.peplin@or.nacdnet.net or phone 541-550-6339.

IWM Workshop Series Promo 03032022