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2017 BARE ROOT SEEDLING SALE - 3/8/17
posted by: Sherry Duncan

2017 BARE ROOT SEEDLING SALE

We are no longer taking orders.

Trees will be at the location you selected for pickup.  If you did not select a pickup location your order will be in your home county.

Pickup dates and locations are:

Berkeley County Youth Fairgrounds  2419 Golf Course Rd  Martinsburg, WV  25401--  Friday, April 7th from 8am to 6pm and Saturday, April 8th from 8am to noon

Jefferson High School 4141 Flowing Springs Rd Shenandoah Junction WV  25442         Saturday, April 8th from 8am to noon   We will be located on the backside of the high school.

Morgan County - Dawson's Home Center 99 Business Park Circle Berkeley Springs, WV  25411 - Saturday, April 8th from 8am to noon

 

 



2nd Half of Ag Enhancement Program - 11/30/16
posted by: Sherry Duncan

ACCEPTING AGRICULTURE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM NOW!

Please see the program section for applications. or follow this link: http://www.wvca.us/districts/services.cfm?dis=Eastern%20Panhandle&dinitials=epcd&pageTitle=Eastern%20Panhandle%20District 

Applications will be accepted for these practices December 1st through January 13th, 2017.

Stream Protection (livestock exclusion): The permanent exclusion of animals from a stream.

  • Cost share is 90%, not to exceed $8,000.
  • Landowners will be reimbursed after installation.
  • Must have livestock in stream to qualify.
  • Practices included fencing, watering systems, stream crossing, and riparian buffers.
  • Practices must be completed by June 9, 2017.

Forage Re-Seeding (Hay and/or Pasture): The method of re-establishing adapted and/or compatible species, varieties, or cultivators of herbaceous species suitable for pasture and/or hayland. Planting dates are March 15- April 15.

  • Flat rate of $65/acre.
  • Producers are eligible up to an accumulative of 75 acres of hay and pasture.
  • Soil tests are required to apply. Test must be less than 3 years old.
    • If pH is less than 5.6 for that field it is ineligible.
    • P and K levels need to meet certain requirements: Refer to Ranking form.

Frost-seeding: An economical method of improving pasture and hay fields by broadcasting the seed on frozen ground.  Planting dates are by March 15.

  • Flat rate of $20/ac. on legume seed ONLY
  • Producers are eligible for up to 50 acres.
  • Soil test is needed to apply. Test must be less than 3 years old.
  • If pH is less than 5.6 for that field it is ineligible.

Heavy Use Protection Area – The stabilization of areas frequently being used by livestock and/or vehicles. Can be used for the following: Livestock watering areas, livestock trail and walkways, loading and unloading areas, and post-harvest processing areas.

  • Flat rate of $1.32/sq. ft., not to exceed $1,500 per producer.
  • Practices must be completed by June 9, 2017.

Continual Sign up 

Lime-Provide incentive for the maintenance of cropland, hayland, pastureland, vegetables and/or orchard.

  • Cost share is 50% not to exceed $20 per ton.
  • Producers are eligible up to 75 acres.
  • Soil test is needed to apply. Test must be less than 3 years old.
  • Practices must be completed by June 9, 2017.

Any producer that is interested in participating in this program should contact Barbie Elliott at the EPCD office at 304-263-4376 ext. 4 or belliott@wvca.us




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