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If your field has experience gully erosion you might be eligible for increased payment rates near or exceeding 75 percent cost-share for installing structural practices. Practices such as terraces and grassed waterways all qualify in a new program. Cover crops and no-till farming practices also qualify under this program with increased payment rates.

The deadline to sign up is June 21st! So if you are interested, or would like more details, call the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service office in Orange City at 712-737-2253 ext. 3.