ECP deadline Nov. 15

Cost share funds are availaboe to help provide emergency water to livestock for agriculture producers affected by drought in all Kansas Counties except Republic County. Emergency Conservation Program signup began on oct. 15 and will continue through Nov. 15. Kansas has received $6.1 million in ECP allocation to help producers in need to assistance.

Producers can receive cost-share assistance of up to 75 percent of the cost of temporary measures and 50 percent of the cost for permanent measures for approved emergency conservation practices. Practices approved are EC6 Drought Measures (an example is constructing and deepening wells) and EC7 Hauling Water for Livestock

Contact the local USDA Service Center at (620) 382-3714, 301 Eisenhower Dr., for more information.

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