AACD-SUPPORTED LEGISLATION TARGETS FUNDING FOR IRRIGATION

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (May 21, 2018) – With the successful passage of key legislation and an injection of federal funding, Alabama farmers have access to cost-share assistance for new irrigation systems. SB192, sponsored by Senator Gerald Dial (R-Lineville) and Representative Donnie Chesteen (R-Geneva), removes a limitation to current statute to allow the Agricultural and Conservation Development Commission to target funds based on need and number of qualified projects.

2017 Limestone County Water Festival – Friday, March 24, 2017

The 2017 Limestone County Water Festival will be held Friday, March 24, 2017 at Athens State University. We are excited about the opportunity to teach 4th grade students from our local schools the importance of clean drionking water while having some fun with Steve Trash, an Environmental Magician. If you would like to volunteer, please call 256-232-4025 ext. 3 or email Brenda Wigginton at [email protected]

ELES 3rd Grade

We will go to ELES and present How A Hamburger is Made. This will show the students exactly where each part of the hamburger comes from. This will be for the 3rd grade students, there will be 102 students in attendance. We will make an edible Hamburger using Vanilla Wafers, Peppermint Patties and icing. We will do 5 different presentations.

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Board Meetings

Lauderdale County Conservtion District Board meetings are held at 8:30 a.m. the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the District office in Florence. Due to harvest, they typically do not meet in July and August. Meetings are open to the public.