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Monthly Archive: April 2017

Prairie Plant Sale Scheduled for May

Save the date! The annual prairie plant sale is underway. Orders are due by Wednesday, May 17th. Please bring your completed order form and check for payment into the office by this date to ensure that your plants will be…
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FSA reminds producers to send in info for CRP contracts

FSA would like to remind producers who received a mid-management letter this spring, you must provide the office with bills for the acreage, shares of who receives the management payment, and the date that the management practice was completed.  You…
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Burning is an approved Best Management Practice for many different programs and habitats and we would like to remind you that the Coles County SWCD and the Lincoln Heritage Pheasants Forever Chapter have burn equipment such as: flappers, drip torches,…
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On the 1st Wednesday of every month, we will have a water testing kit available that will measure the amount of nitrogen lost in tile drainage run- off from your field. The testing results are confidential and no records are…
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With the popularity of the FSA CP 42 Pollinator program, there is a need for additional seeding equipment in the County. The local Pheasants Forever Chapter still has their Brillion and Great Plains drills available, but for smaller acreage we…
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