Everything for Your Home's
Beauty, Comfort & Convenience 384-2123
704 Jamestown St, Columbia
Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
Real Estate & Auction Co.
Duo County Telecom
Now Available Through
Your Cable Service!
GUN & PAWN
What's Going On
Info about the
Janice Holt Giles
and Henry Giles Society
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
Russell District accepting Soil/Water applicatons continuously
By Jennifer Hardwick
The Russell County Conservation District is now accepting Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Applications on a continuous basis, by contacting Kenny Hammond or Jennifer Hardwick at the Russell County Conservation District, 159 Ferco Way, Jamestown, KY. Phone 270-343-3343.
This continual sign-up is designed to make the program more "landowner friendly" and help address the needs of a landowner at any time during the year. As landowners plan conservation projects with the assistance of their local conservation district, they will be able to apply for financial assistance for those projects without having to wait for a designated sign up period.
Thousands of Kentucky landowners have received state assistance through the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share program. Known informally as state cost share, the program was created in 1994 and helps landowners implement best management practices to protect soil and water resources on their property. Since the program's inception, more than $129 million has been approved for use in implementing best management practices through more than 15,000 submitted applications. This money has assisted landowners in all of Kentucky's 120 counties.
Many state cost share practices are offered through the state cost share program. Some examples are: agriculture and animal waste control facilities, streambank stabilization, animal waste utilization, vegetative filter strips, integrated crop management, pesticide containment, sinkhole protection, pasture and hay land forage quality and heavy use area protection. A list of all practices is available at http://conservation.ky.gov/Pages/StateCostShare.aspx.
The Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share program is funded through the Tobacco Settlement Funds and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. For the 2013 program year, $2.5 million will be available to landowners across the state.
For more information on the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share program, visit Kenny Hammond or Jennifer Hardwick at the Russell County Conservation District located at 159 Ferco Way, Jamestown. You may also call the district at 270-343-3343.
This story was posted on 2013-01-14 10:10:15
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.
More articles from topic News:
Agenda: Adair County Public Library meeting Jan. 14, 2013
Garage on R. Grider Road sustains heavy fire damage
Columbia Rotary Club meets tonight, January 14, 2013
Garden Club meeting will be on 4-season vegetable gardening
High Water closes - KY 3211 in Taylor County, KY
Big Creek is over Old Gradyville Road
Poetry by Robert Stone: Empty signs, a sonnet
CAUD BOIL WATER ADVISORY: Jan. 13, 2013 at 10:43amCT
Chris Bennett's way: A 4 year degree in 3. Online. With no debt
CPD Ofc. Brockman hurt in encounter with alleged drunken driver
View even more articles in topic News
Bank of Columbia
If You're Thinking of Selling,
Let Us Do the Yelling
Principal Broker & Auctioneer
Burton Real Estate
& Auction Service
Call Us For Appraisals
Click for Listings
On This Site
or Click Here
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.