Whiteside County Soil and Water
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Farm Service Agency Announcement

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Farm Bill Informational Meetings Scheduled

Whiteside County FSA will hold informational meetings to discuss the signup process for the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs (ARCPLC) program for the 2019-2023 Crop Years:

Wednesday, December 18th – 1:00 PM @ the Whiteside County Farm Bureau, 100 East Knox Street, Morrison, Illinois.

Thursday, December 19th – 9:00 AM @ the Whiteside County Farm Bureau, 100 East Knox Street, Morrison, Illinois.

If you are interested in attending either meeting, please RSVP to the Whiteside County Farm Service Agency at (815) 772-2124 ext. 2 by close of business on Monday, December 16, 2019.
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WCSWCD 2019/2020 Winter Newsletter

The 2019/2020 winter edition of the Whiteside County SWCD will be ready for

 viewing soon. The newsletter will contain the spring fish and tree order forms.

 They will be large files so may take some time to open, please be patient. 

Check back soon to see if it is available. Thank you.


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In need of a Land Evaluation Site Assessment? 

Go to the LINKS tab on the left of this screen and click the appropriate link for the form. There is a $750.00 base fee which includes the first acre, every acre after that is $20.00 per acre. If you have any questions, let us know. 815-772-2124 ext 3. Thank you.
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Need information on pollinator gardens? Click the link below to find a Pollinator Garden Design Guide provided by NRCS. 

Pollinator Garden Design Guide

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Wood Duck Houses:

Functional rustic wood duck houses, $55 each for front opening boxes. You will need to supply the pole, clamps and wood shavings. Put no more than 3" of wood shavings on the bottom. The rougher the wood, the more use it will get. Let us know if you are interested in purchasing one by calling 815-772-2124 ext 3. Thank you.

                

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UNCLEANED SUNFLOWER SEED FOR SALE:

We still have plenty of uncleaned black oil sunflower seed for sale. No guarantees on weed content or purity of the seed but should be suitable for bird feed. There will be approximately 20 pounds for the cost of $5.00. We have bags available but you may also bring containers if you would like instead of bags. Let us know if you would like any by calling 815-772-2124 ext 3 and make up pick up arrangements.
 Thank you.
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Natural Area Guardians

If you are interested in preserving the lands natural beauty and would like to volunteer to help the with the native areas, please see the info listed in the Natural Area Guardian section of the website. To become a NAG member or if you have any questions, comments or concerns, they can be directed to our office at 815-772-2124 ext 3. 

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