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Requests for funding to be accepted in February

PAINTSVILLE The Johnson County Conservation District will be accepting requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program from Feb. 2-27.

The Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program was created to help agricultural operations protect the soil and water resources of Kentucky. This program is a result of House Bill 377 that was passed in the 1994 General Assembly. This bill established annual cost share funds to be administered by conservation districts with priority given to animal waste related problems and agricultural district participants where pollution problems have been identified. Initial funding for the program will be provided by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

Funding for practices will be approved by the Soil and Water Conservation Commission at the Kentucky Division of Conservation, located in Frankfort, as funds are available.

For more information, stop by the conservation district office, located at 100 Left Fork Teays Branch Rd. in Paintsville, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Phone (606) 789-5263.

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