Garvin County Conservation District announces the Soil Health Initiative Cost-Share Program

PUBLISHED OCTOBER 11, 2019

The Soil Health Initiative (SHI) cost-share program will focus on the natural resource concerns of soil erosion caused by wind and water, unprotected soils and decreased infiltration, soil health degradation, erosion and compaction and water quality degradation due to excess nutrients and sediments.

Conservation practices available for cost-share assistance through the Murray County Conservation District include the following: Prescribed Burning, Cover Crop, Prescribed Grazing, Range Planting, Conservation Cover, Conservation Crop Rotation and Integrated Pest Management.

Applications for cost-share assistance will be accepted until December 13, 2019. The SHI program will pay 85% of the average cost with a maximum payment of $5000 per applicant.

For more information contact the Garvin County Conservation District at (405) 238-6767. The district office is located at 16664 Butler Rd., Pauls Valley and office hours are 8:00 – 4:30 Monday thru Friday.