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2020 Bare Root Seedling Order Form - 1/3/20
posted by: Sherry Duncan

Please view , print and return the Bare Root Seedling Order Form to the district office to secure your order now. Limited quantities of seedlings are available, first received, first filled!

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2020 Bare root seedling descriptions - 1/3/20
posted by: Sherry Duncan

Please see for bare root seeding descriptions.

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Agriculture Enhancement and Chesapeake Bay Program Sign up NOW: Jan. 6 through Feb. 7, 2020 - 1/3/20
posted by: Sherry Duncan

The Ag Enhancement and Chesapeake Bay Program Sign up starts, Monday, January 6 at 8 am and closes on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 4 pm. This is a very short window. If you would like to participate in the following practices, please stop by the Eastern Panhandle Conservation District Office at  151 Aikens Center Suite 2, Martinsburg, WV and sign up.

Please make sure you have the correct maps and current soil samples that you need to sign up.Below are the practices that are available for sign up.  Cost share approvals are based on the practice ranking forms and available funds.

  • Lime
  • Frost-seeding
  • Heavy Use Protection Area
  • Stream Protection (livestock exclusion)
  • Rotational Grazing Fence (Fencing and watering trough)
  • Roof Runoff Management

Please stop by the office to sign up or download a PDF version of the application below or go to the District Programs Section on the wep page.

Sign up begins January 6 and closes February 7, 2020 at 4 pm.

Contact Barbie Elliott, WVCA for more information at:  1-681-247-3012 or belliott@wvca.us

 

 



Lime - 1/3/20
posted by: Sherry Duncan

Provide incentive for the maintenance of cropland, hayland, pastureland, vegetables and/or orchard by spreading lime. Cost share is 50% not to exceed $20 per ton and not to exceed 75 acres per producer per fiscal year (June to July).

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Frost Seeding - 1/3/20
posted by: Sherry Duncan

Method of improving pasture fields by broadcasting seed on frozen ground. Must be planted by March 15, 2020. Flat rate of $25/ac. up to 50 acres per producer.

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Heavy Use Area Protection - 1/3/20
posted by: Sherry Duncan

Stabilization of areas that are frequently being used by livestock and /or vehicles. Gravel and fabric only. Cost Share is flat rate of $1.06/sq. ft. not to exceed $4,000 per producer per fiscal  year.

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Rotational Grazing Divisional Fencing - 1/3/20
posted by: Sherry Duncan

Installation of new fence to facilitate the handling, movement and feeding of livestock in a rotational grazing pasture environment. Cost share up $5,000 on fence and watering system.

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Roof Runoff Managment - 1/3/20
posted by: Sherry Duncan

Assistance with installing roof runoff structures on existing agricultural structures.  Cost share up to $2,000 w/o fascia board or $2,500 with fascia board.

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Stream Protection (Livestock Exclusion Fence) - 1/3/20
posted by: Sherry Duncan

The permanent exclusion of animals from a stream by installing fence. Cost share is 90%, not to exceed $8,000.

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2020 Winter EPCD Newsletter - 1/2/20
posted by: Sherry Duncan

View all the upcoming program and announcements by viewing the 2020 Winter EPCD Newsletter now!

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EPCD Board Minutes 11/20/19 - 12/27/19
posted by: Sherry Duncan
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EPCD 2020 Board Meeting Dates - 12/27/19
posted by: Sherry Duncan

Eastern Panhandle Conservation District

2020 Board Meeting Dates

 

January 15, 2020  10 am.

 

February 19, 2020   10 am.

 

March 18, 2020  10 am.

 

April 15, 2020 

 

May 20, 2020

 

June 17, 2020

 

July 15, 2020

 

August 19, 2020

 

September 16, 2020

 

October 21, 2020

 

November 18, 2020

 

December 16, 2020  10 am.        

 

Agendas are available at least three days prior to the meeting and may be obtained by calling the Eastern Panhandle Conservation District office at 681-247-3010. 

 

Concerned citizens living in Jefferson, Berkeley and Morgan Counties are invited to attend and give their input on issues concerning conservation. Please contact the District Office by the Thursday preceding the meeting to be place on the agenda to speak. 

 

All meetings are held at the USDA Service Center Conference Room located at 151 Aikens Center, Martinsburg, WV starting at 7 pm. unless otherwise noted.