Conservation Cost-Share Program & Lands for Conservation Program

2017 Program Brochure

2017 Lands for Conservation

Cover Crop Guidelines


No-till Incentive Program

The No-till Incentive Program is designed not only to induce producers to try no-till farming, but also to give them the support they need for a long enough time to make them successful.


Urban Conservation

The Urban Conservation Assistance Program is an authorized program of the District to provide technical and financial assistance to units of government (cities, counties, villages, and schools) to help prevent or control erosion, flooding, and related resource concerns in urbanized areas


Recreation Area Development Program

The Recreation Area Development Program is an authorized program of the District to provide financial assistance to units of government (cities, counties, villages, and schools) to acquire land rights, design, establish, develop, and improve public recreation areas.


Soil Conservation

Cost share programs are available to give landowners financial assistance in controlling erosion. Check out the new soil website http://soils.usda.gov and also the The Soil Quality Institute web site.


Best Management Practices

The future of farming depends on our ability to maintain our natural resources, such as soil, water and air. The LENRD offers assistance with Best Management Practices for nitrogen fertilizer, irrigation, pesticides, livestock waste, and windbreaks to help prevent degradation of our water resources by agricultural practices.