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Potomac Valley District

   Grant, Hampshire, Hardy,<br> Mineral, and 

Pendleton

Serving Grant, Hampshire, Hardy,
Mineral, and Pendleton counties


District Manager:
Nadene Jewell
500 East Main Street
Romney, WV 26757
Phone: (304) 822-5174
Fax:
Email: PVCD@wvca.us
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Archives
CCD Board of Supervisors

District Supervisors

Chairperson
- Charlotte Hoover

Vice-Chair
- Ronald Miller

Treasurer
- John Hicks

Secretary
- Kent Spencer

Supervisor
- Brian Dayton

Supervisor
- George Leatherman

Supervisor
- Gerald Sites

Supervisor
- Dale Walker

Supervisor
- Frank Weese

Supervisor
- James See III


Recent Activity

PVCD Special Board Meeting Teleconference - 8/15/17
posted by: Nadene Jewell

The Potomac Valley Conservation District will hold a special Board meeting by teleconference on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, beginning at 9:00 am.  The purpose of the meeting is to take action on the bid award for the South Fork - Moorefield O&M Contract and discuss a letter of support for the Farmland Protection RCPP application.  To participate in the teleconference please dial#1-804-774-7400 and enter conference ID # 757694

If you have any questions or have problems connecting to the call, please contact the District office at 304-822-5174. 

 

 

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FY18 Lime Application - 8/1/17
posted by: Nadene Jewell
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FY18 Cover Crop Application - 8/1/17
posted by: Nadene Jewell
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FY18 Heavy Use Area Protection Application - 8/1/17
posted by: Nadene Jewell
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FY18 Livestock Stream Exclusion Application - 8/1/17
posted by: Nadene Jewell
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FY18 Deer Fence Application - 8/1/17
posted by: Nadene Jewell
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FY18 Invasive Species Application - 8/1/17
posted by: Nadene Jewell
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FY18 Frost Seeding Application - 8/1/17
posted by: Nadene Jewell
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Accepting FY18 Ag Enhancement Program Applications - 8/1/17
posted by: Nadene Jewell

Applications are being accepted for the following Ag Enhancement Practices beginning July 10, 2017 - September 1, 2017.  Approvals will be based on the availability of funds.   

 

LIME:  75 Acre maximum per applicant – 50 % cost share / not to exceed $20.00 per ton cost share (if completed within 6 months) $15 per ton after 6 months.  May apply on pasture or hay ground.  Current soil test required (within 3 years) to determine amount of lime needed.  May not purchase lime or apply to land before application is approved.  Site visit may be conducted to verify practice completion.  Sign up for the Lime practice ONLY will be continuous as funding allows. 

INVASIVE SPECIES:  Cost share rate will be 50% on chemicals and application with a maximum of $ 500.00 per applicant.  If chemicals are self-applied – labor cost may not exceed 25% of total invoice.  Site visit required to verify quantity, location of invasive species and practice completion.  Practice must be complete by May 31, 2018.  List of approved species included on the application. 

FROST SEEDING:  50 acre maximum per applicant.  Cost share rate is $10.00 per acre with a maximum of $500.00.  Only legumes will be included.  Must have PH of 5.6 or above.  Practice must be completed by March 15, 2018 and invoices submitted by May 31, 2018. 

DEER FENCE:  Cost share rate is 50 %, not to exceed $2,500.00.  Fence is woven wire constructed to form a physical barrier eight feet or taller.  Site visit may be conducted to evaluate site and verify completion. 

COVER CROP:  75 acre maximum per applicant.  Cost share rate is determined by date of completion:  $50.00 per acre by 10/10/17, $40.00 per acre by 10/20/17 and $30.00 per acre by 10/30/17.  Site visit may be conducted to verify completion – practice must be completed by 10/30/17.  Seeding recommendations included on application 

HUAP: $1,000 max per producer, $1.32/sq. ft. for gravel pad (walk ways, water troughs.)  NRCS specifications to be followed on the practices

LIVESTOCK STREAM EXCLUSION: $8,000 max/producer. Fence and water development to exclude livestock from water. EQIP cost share rates will be used to base payment. Minimum of 10ft setback, NRCS specifications to be followed on practices.  

 

For additional information, please contact the District office at 304-822-5174.  Application packets for each practice may be downloaded above. 



Ag Enhancement Committee Meeting Notice - 7/28/17
posted by: Nadene Jewell

The Ag Enhancement Committee will meet on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, beginning at 7:00 pm at the USDA Service Center in Moorefield.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and finalize the funding allocations for the FY18 Ag Enhancement practices. 



Board Meeting Notice - 7/27/17
posted by: Nadene Jewell

The August meeting of the Potomac Valley Conservation District will be held on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, beginning at 7:30 pm .  The meeting will be held at the USDA Service Center in Moorefield, WV, and is open to the public.  The agenda will be available 3 days prior to the meeting.  Please contact the District office at 304-822-5174 if you would like to be included on the agenda to speak. 

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Minutes from PVCD Board Meeting on June 7, 2017 - 7/27/17
posted by: Nadene Jewell
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