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Deadline for conservation practices set
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MONROE - The Green County Land and Water Conservation Department is accepting applications for soil conservation and water quality practices.

Practices approved for the Land and Water Conservation Department are paid on a 70 percent cost-share per practice basis. The exception to this rule is for nutrient management practice, which is paid on a flat rate of up to $28 per acre. The sign-up will continue until Dec. 30.

A few examples of practices that are offered are: well decommissioning, grassed waterways, manure storage, barnyard runoff control systems, roof gutters and diversions.

For a complete list of available practices or to apply, stop by the USDA Service Center at 1627 4th Ave. West, Monroe. Contact Todd Jenson at 325-4195 ext. 119 with questions.