If you know of a Senior in high school that will be attending a WV college or university majoring in a resource conservation field they may be eligible for one of eight $500 college scholarships available across the state. The WV Association of Conservation Districts offer these scholarships annually. To access the application go to the WV Conservation Agency home page and click on the Education link at the bottom click on WVACD Programs to find "College Scholarship". The eligibility and required information is explained on this form along with approved fields of study. The completed application and information must be submitted to the district office by March 1, 2017.
Agriculture Enhancement Program 2017 Sign Up Announced - 1/30/17
posted by: Sherry Pearson
The Agriculture Enhancement Program will take sign ups for the 2017 program the month of May. If you are interest in cost share assistance for agricultural lime, frost seed, cover crop, nutrient management, division and exclusion fence or a water system contact the Western Conservation District or Ian Smith by cell phone at 304-539-0663 or the district office at 304-675-3054.
The attached "Program Interest" form will initiate a visit to your farm to discuss best management practices and your eligibility for programs. Complete this form and return it to the district address on the top of the form. You will receive a call once we receive your completed form.
Don't forget to test your soil as soil test results are required to sign up for lime, nutrient management and frost seeding.
We will take sign ups the month of May for this program. This will be the only sign up for 2017. See you in MAY!