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Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District

AITC/4-H Auction Will Be ONLINE for 2020

The Bond County Ag in the Classroom Program, and the Bond County Youth Livestock Committee are pleased to announce the AITC 4-H Livestock Auction will be held this year.  Due to the current health pandemic, the auction will be held ONLINE ONLY. 

Proceeds generated by the online auction will support the 4-H members that have chosen to complete their 2020 4-H projects.  These donations will be used to help those members offset the expenses associated with their livestock project.  In order to maintain social-distancing, the 4-H members will retain their animals and product baskets. 

The online auction will open on July 30 and will close at 7:00 p.m. on August 3.  Following the online auction, the Bond County Youth Livestock Committee will provide radio and print recognition for the 2020 Online Auction Buyers.  Buyers are urged to complete their online registration in advance.  The final bids will be accepted at 7:00 p.m. on August 3.  Buyers must register online in advance at www.mollettauctions.hibid.com.  

AITC and the livestock committee thank Mollett Auction Service for their assistance in conducting the online auction.  

4-H Members that plan to participate must complete their online enrollment.  Eligibility will be confirmed by the 4-H Program Coordinator.  

Click below to enroll.

2020 4-H Livestock Auction Enrollment Form

Buyers must sign up in advance at https://hibid.com/

To download the 2020 Auction Flyer click below.

2020 4-H Auction Flyer

Cost-Share Assistance Sign-Up

The Bond County SWCD is seeking applications for cost-share assistance for conservation programs.  If you are interested in Cover Crops, Nutrient Management Plans, Pasture & Hayland Planting, No-till corn or sorghum, or other conservation practices please download the application below and contact the SWCD office for more information and program details.

618-664-3590 ext. 3 or email questions to info@bondswcd.org

Conservation Cost-Share Assistance Application

 

Conservation Seed

Contact the SWCD office to order your CRP and conservation seed.  Many mixes available.  Mixes meet NRCS standards for CRP seedings.  Several mixes include pollinator habitat, wildflowers, warm season grasses, monarch butterfly habitat and more. Contact the SWCD office at 618-664-3590 ext. 3 for pricing and more details.

Pay Invoices Online

The Bond SWCD is NOW accepting credit cards for payment of invoices for the following:

Equipment Rental, Fish Orders, Soil Sampling, Conservation Seed, AITC Sponsorships, Scholarship Donations, Meeting Sponsorship

To pay by credit card click the Jetpay logo below  You can either make a one-time payment or establish a login account for regular customers. 

 

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Soil Sampling - Call Now

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Now offering Haney Soil Health Testing and Corn Tissue Testing. 

Call now to schedule your field for soil sampling, or tissue testing.  Allow us to pull the samples and submit them for lab analysis.  Or you can drop off your samples and we'll analyze them for you.  For more information or to book your appointment call Roger Marcoot at 618-664-0555 ext. 3013 or 618-292-6043.

75 YEARS OF BOND COUNTY SWCD - Learn more....

To learn more about the history of the Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District click the link below.  The Bond SWCD was chartered in 1944 by forward thinking agriculturalists that had visions of a more conservation friendly system of farming.  The district has evolved to include service programs, education outreach, equipment rental, soil sampling and more.  To learn about the programs, leaders and past award winner click below:

75 years of the Bond County SWCD