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Shelby County Soil & Water Conservation District

Cost Share Program:

EQIP (Environmental Quality Incentive Program) provides a voluntary conservation program for farmers, ranchers and owners of private, non-industrial forest land. EQIP offers financial and technical help to assist eligible producers install and implement conservation practices on eligible agricultural land.

EQIP offers contracts to provide financial assistance to help develop conservation plans and implement conservation practices. Landowners engaged in livestock or agricultural production on eligible land may participate in the EQIP Program.

Listing of Conservation Practices

Fencing Standards


The purpose of the Shelby County Soil & Water Conservation District is the improve economic performance of our natural resources. The District focuses on land, water and related resource problems. The District’s goal is to make citizens aware of the interrelationship between human activities and the natural environmental. Common concerns of the District include: Developing plans for landowners; water quality and supply; timber management; installing conservation practices; wildlife management and conservation education.

Meeting Notice:

The Shelby County Soil & Water District Board of Supervisors meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month in the District Office at 7 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Anyone who would like more information , please call our office.

Forms and Publications

March - June 1 is the time to be planting and reseeding your warm weather grasses.  Sept. 15 - Nov. 1 is winter grass planting season.  See our Rental Equipment page on renting our No-Till Drills for your planting needs.