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Current Events

Cover Crop Programs

There are several cover crop program opportunities currently available for grain crop producers interested in implementing cover crops on their crop land. Program incentives can vary depending on the specific program, but all can assist producers with offsetting some of the costs involved in getting started with cover crops.

Cover crops can be a conservation practice to help benefit overall soil health and soil biology, reduce erosion and nutrient runoff helping to improve water quality, assist with weed suppression, alleviate soil compaction, create and improve wildlife habitat, among other benefits.

If interested in getting started with cover crops on your farm call our office for more information on the specific programs currently available.

Public Notice:

The Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District's Board of Supervisors will meet in 2023 on the first Tuesday of every month, unless otherwise stated, at 8:00 AM at the USDA Service Center, 12167A State Route 104, Lucasville, Ohio.  The Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District strives to work with local landowners, residents, businesses, organizations, and units of government in providing a partnership effort to help conserve, maintain, and improve Scioto County's natural resources.  Anyone interested in conservation practices can find more on the District website at or call the District office at 740-259-9241 ext. 4.  The District was formed in 1946 as a legally organized subdivision of the State of Ohio that is governed by a volunteer Board of Supervisors elected by Scioto County residents.  The 2023 Supervisors are Thomas Turner, Wheelersburg; James L. Pertuset, Portsmouth; William L Lewis, Lucasville; David Otworth, Franklin Furnace; Matt Lewis, West Portsmouth.  Meetings are open to the public and the media.  If you would like to receive notices about special meetings, meeting topics or time and date changes for regular meetings, please contact the District Administrator.

Scioto SWCD 2023 Regular Board Meeting Dates

January 10

February 7

March 7

April 4

May 2

June 6

July 11

August 1

September 5

October 3

November 7

December 5

Scioto SWCD
12167A State Route 104
Lucasville OH 45648
740-259-9231 Ext. 4

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