Subject 600-5-3 NO-TILL ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM
In compliance with the "Fair and Open Grants" Article of the "Budget Accountability and Planning Act of 1993," following is the information on a grant program being implemented in the fall of 1993.
The No-Till Assistance Grant Program.
Rule 600-5-3-.03 The Citation to Statutory Basis for the Grant Program in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated or other General Law of the State of Georgia
Funded from the Stripper Well Settlement Agreement and Petroleum Overcharge funds through the Governor's Office of Energy Resources.
To implement energy conservation measures to conserve energy, soil, and water.
Georgia Resource Conservation and Development Council will:
|(1)|| Provide through contractual
arrangements or otherwise to soil and water conservation district cooperators a
partial inventory of equipment for conservation tillage implementation
|(2)||Assist landowners and occupiers with the planting or replanting of pasture or rowcrops and the stabilization of 1,000 acres.|
|(3)||Develop and implement an information campaign to inform cooperators of conservation tillage benefits.|
Non-Profit Resource Conservation and Development Councils (RC&D's).
The RC&D must have non-profit status. Application must be approved by the local soil and water conservation district.
Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis from counties wishing to participate. However, preference is given to those counties who have not previously participated in the program. When available funds are spent or obligated, the remaining applicants are placed on a reserve list.
No-Till Assistance Program
Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission
P.O. Box 8024
Athens, Georgia 30603