Soil and Water District hosting Conservation Program outreach for farmers on Wednesday

Conservation Program

~ PVN staff report

STANLEY — Representatives of the Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation District are encouraging farmers to come out to the Stanley Fire Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 2 to learn about various conservation programs that are available to Page County growers and producers.

The “Open House” event is being touted as “a great opportunity to ask questions about the programs and funding opportunities that our local Soil and Water Conservation District offers,” according to a flyer promoting the event.

The Conservation Program Roll-Out at the Stanley Fire Hall, 190 E. Main St., will go as follows:

• 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. — Meet and greet with staff.

• 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. — Presentation about conservation programs and funding available to farmers.

• 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. — Meet and greet, discussion with staff.

Among the topics to be discussed during the presentation will be a program overview for the local Soil and Water Conservation District; a discussion about soil health; and an update on conservation partners.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information about the Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation District,

visit their website.

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