Meet your Soil and Water Conservation District
Brian Rahman - Chair
Burke Sibrel - Vice Chair
Alan Waninger - Secretary
Courtney Hall, District Administrator
Courtney has been the District Administrator for the SWCD since September 2013. Along with day-to-day office work, she is the primary person to develop and present education programs for the district. Courtney has been a resident of Spencer County most of her life and is actively involved in her church and the community.
Dave King joined the Spencer County SWCD from the NRCS. We are pleased to have someone with more than 30 years experience in Conservation Technical Assistance and Design.
Randy Van Matre
District Conservationist for Perry and Spencer Counties
Area Support Specialist with NRCS, serving the South West Area of Indiana
Indiana State Department of Agriculture
Spencer County is a rural area, 396.7 square miles, with approximately 0.3% of Indiana's population based on the 2010 census. Spencer County is primarily a farming community with more than 630 farms utilizing just over 59% of the total land area. The top farming commodities include beef cattle, turkeys, chicken, grain, corn, soy, poultry, and pork. Spencer County is ranked in the top ten in the state of Indiana for the production of beef cattle, turkeys and woodland acres.