Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District

Cost-Share Assistance

The Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District provides cost-share assistance and other financial incentives for the construction or adoption of projects that conserve soil and protect water quality, that reduce soil erosion and improve water quality,  Nutrient Management Planning (NMP) to encourage farm operators to utilize soil testing to increase efficiency of fertilizer use and reduce nutrient transport to water bodies and special projects to address unique resource concerns to provide for piloting of new practices not on the statewide docket or target specific practices or initiatives that are local priorities. 

Cost-Share Assistance is Availalbe for the following projects:

Cover Crops,  Pollinator habitat, No-till or Strip-till planting (Corn/Sorghum), Contour Farming, Contour Buffer  Strips, Well Decommissioning, Filter strips, Diversion, Grade Stabilization Structures, Grassed Waterways, Pasture and Hayland Planting, Contour Stripcropping, Nutrient Management Plans, Terraces, Water and Sediment Control Basins 

Cost-Share Assistance Application


Pond Management Guidebook

For information on pond management click the link below:

Fish Sale - No Sale

Due to the closure of the Logan Hollow Fish Farm the Bond County SWCD no longer hosts a fish sale.  The Madison Co. SWCD hosts a sale in the spring and fall in partnership with a fishery from Indiana.  If you'd like information on their sale please contact their office at 618-656-7300 ext. 3.