The Schuyler County Soil and Water Conservation District will be holding a cost share sign-up starting January 3, 2017 and ending January 31, 2017.  State cost-share funds are made available to Schuyler County landowners to address erosion issues on land being used for agricultural purposes.  Funding for the State Cost-Share Program is provided by the one tenth of 1% of The Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax.  District Board approved practices include the following: 

DSL-1     Permanent Vegetative Cover Establishment

DSL-2     Permanent Vegetative Cover Improvement

DSL-4     Terrace System

DSL-44   Terrace System with Tile

DLS-5     Diversions

DSL-11   Permanent Vegetative Cover - Critical Area

DWC-1   Water Impoundment Reservoir (Ponds)

DWP-1   Sediment Retention Control Structure (Dry Holes)

DWP-3   Sod Waterway

DSP-02  Permanent Vegetative Cover Enhancement


N340      Cover Crops

N472      Livestock Exclusion

DSP-3     Grazing Systems

N595      Pest Management

N351      Well Decommissioning

N574      Spring Development

WQ10    Stream Protection


To be eligible for the highlighted practices, a landowner must sign up during the “Sign Up Period”.    Landowners are not required to be on the “Sign Up List” to request the other cost share practices. 


The Schuyler County Soil & Water Conservation District Office is located at the USDA building in Lancaster, MO.  The office is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.                         Phone # 660-457-3716, ext. 3.