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Programs for fertilizer, seed seek Oregon applicants

PENDLETON -- The Umatilla County Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for the Variable Rate Fertilizer Application & Wildhorse Basin Direct Seed Incentive Programs.

The programs are open to those planting a fall crop who plan on using a variable rate fertilizer applicator or would like to try this technology.

Those farming in the Wildhorse Watershed who would like to try direct seeding or convert conventional tillage acres to direct seeding are also invited to apply.

The cost-share is $20 per acre for up to 200 acres per producer and $10 per acre up to 1,000 acres per producer.

Applications can be found at www.umatillacountyswcd.com/naturalresources.html or by visiting the office at 200 S.E. Hailey Ave., Suite 108, Pendleton.

For more information, call 541-276-8131.

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