Oklahoma State cost share
Dewey County Conservation District offering
Oklahoma State Cost Share Program
Application period is April 6-28, 2017
Cost share rate is 75%-maximum $4,000 a producer-$100 minimum payment
Land must be physically located in Dewey County
1-livestock concerns, 2-Soil health, 3-Brush Management, 4-Soil erosion
Practices available: brush management, herbaceous weed control, prescribed burning, cover crops, critical area planting/vegetation, diversion, pond, fence, firebreak, grade stabilization structure, grassed waterways, forage and biomass planting, pipeline, pumping plant, range planting, heavy use area protection, integrated pest management, terrace, watering facility, and water wells.
For more information call/email/website
580-328-5366 or [email protected]
306 S. Broadway, Taloga, OK 73667
April 25 & 26 will be out of the office.
Conservation Stewardship Program Applications
due Feb. 3, 2017
STILLWATER, Okla.—Applications for participation in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) are due Feb. 3, 2017 to local USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) field offices. CSP is the Nation’s largest working lands conservation program and is designed to assist farmers and ranchers who are established in their land stewardship production systems.
“CSP has never had more options for agricultural producers to broaden and deepen the level of conservation on their land,” said Gary O’Neill, State Conservationist for NRCS in Oklahoma. “With the 2017 version of the program, producers will find CSP is more customizable to their operations and local natural resource concerns while still offering the same level of technical support and reliable conservation results as in years past.”
Participants in CSP select from a suite of conservation enhancements tailored to their agricultural operations, from dairies to prairies. Enhancements are management activities such as cover crops or riparian buffer strips that go above and beyond the minimum conservation practice standards specified in other NRCS programs such as the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).
Good land stewardship also provides multiple benefits to local communities, including better water and air quality and wildlife habitat, as well as food and fiber.
Information about CSP, including national and state ranking questions and enhancement descriptions, is available at www.nrcs.usda.gov/csp.