Prairie Coteau Watershed Improvement & Protection Project


Forage and Biomass Plantings

Planting with a no-till drill

A no-till drill can be rented from the Day and Roberts Conservation Districts. 

For more information contact the Day Conservation District at 605-345-4661 or

Roberts Conservation District at 605-698-7431


Cost share is available for producers interested in converting cropland to hay or pasture to create riparian buffers near lakes and streams.

Cost share is available for seedbed preparation, seeding operation, and the cost of seed depending on the type of grass or mixture desired which includes tame grasses, native grass mixes, or native grass and forb mixes.