The objectives of the South Dakota Chapter
to promote and advance all phases of the science of conservation of soil, water, and related renewable natural resources.
to provide a medium for exchange of facts, experience.
to represent, advance, and protect the standards of the science of soil and water conservation.
"More soil research needs to be carried out at the landscape scale." Dr.David Lobb, University of Manitoba, Tillage: Implications For Soil and Water Conservation Practices, Presentation at 2018 SDSWCS Annual Meeting.
"Every landowner should adopt for his land a system of farming that is permanent- a system under which the land becomes better rather than poorer" - Professor C.G. Hopkins, South Dakota State University Graduate, 1910.
"Dr. Hopkins, A South Dakotan, gave his life in the conservation and improvement of soils. Surely we should not allow his labor to be in vain" - Professor J.G. Hutton, South Dakota State University, Jan. 14, 1929.