2013 POSTER WINNER ADVANCES TO NATIONAL COMPETITION
Miss Gracie Diamond was the first place winner of the 2013 Scioto County 5th Grade Poster Contest. Miss Diamond is a student of West Portsmouth Middle School. After her win at the county level the poster she made was taken to the state competition this summer and her poster placed first at state in the 4th - 6th grade competition!
All of us at Scioto SWCD wish to congratulate Gracie on her wonderful win and wish her the best of luck as her poster now advances to the national competition in New Orleans, Louisiana in February.
Cooperator and Farmwoman of the Year
Awards were presented at the 2014 Scioto Soil & Water Conservation District’s Annual Meeting on November 20.
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COVER CROP NEWS
Several area cooperators participated in our cover crop trial over the 2013-2014 fall and winter months. This incentive program was offered to local farmers as part of a Nutrient Reduction Grant Scioto SWCD received from ODNR’s Division of Soil & Water Resources.
Plans are currently be made to continue the program for the coming post harvest season. If you would like to participate please call the office and let us know!
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NRCS EQIP NEWS
New Funding Announced
The deadline for new EQIP applications has been set. Call Mel Smith at 259-9231 for more information.