Marion Soil and Water Conservation District

Helping Marion County, Oregon with conservation assistance since 1971!

NEW PROGRAM : Cover Crops

  •  This is a start-up program, limited funds available, first come, first served.

  • 2 page application required with field photo and copy of soils map.

  • You can receive $30-70/acre depending on your planting methods; (no till =$50, conventional drill = $40, broadcast =$30)

  • You can receive an extra $10/acre for early planting (Before Oct 31) and an extra $10 for using a multi-species mix.

  • Paid 75% when planting is finished, remaining 25% paid at crop termination

  • Applications accepted starting August 1, 2019 until October 29, 2019.

Contact Marion SWCD for more information @ 503-391-9927



 Crop Talk: Small-Scale Urban Agriculture with Lucky Crow Farm

Aug 20 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Monmouth, OR

Dry Farm Field Day

Wed, Sep 11, 2019 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Gowen Farm: 9040 Old Fort Rd
Independence , OR 97333


Free – Registration required

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