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Soil and Water District Board to meet Aug. 27

The LaGrange County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Board of Supervisors will meet in their monthly public session on Tuesday, Aug. 27.  The meeting will be held at ParGil Natural Resources Learning Center at 2335 North SR 9 in LaGrange.  Everyone interested in natural resources conservation efforts ongoing in LaGrange County is welcome to attend.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., and will be preceded by an executive session at 5:30 p.m.

Agenda items for this month’s public session include a review of minutes from the previous meeting and presentation of the past month’s financial report, District, NRCS and Purdue Extension reports, grant program progress reports, and a report on the upcoming Cover Crop Field Day scheduled for September 10 and other events. Also to be discussed will be a review of the Annual Plan of Work, trees sales for 2014, and other related items.

The SWCD is planning to tour a composting facility in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Thursday Aug. 22. There is limited seating availability to ride along on the tour. Those wishing to attend should contact the SWCD office.

For more information concerning this meeting, natural resources conservation, or farm bill programs, contact the LaGrange County SWCD office at 260-463-3471 ext. 3.