Friday, October 22nd, 2021

Soil and Water Conservation

Franklin County SWPPP Directions and Forms

Rule 5 Permit/SWPPP Application and Descriptions to help you through the process and to answer many of your questions regarding a Rule 5 Permit/SWPPP.

Rita Seig- Soil and Water Conservation District Coordinator

Franklin County Soil & Water Conservation District
10165 Oxford Pike
Brookville, IN 47012-9414

812-209-9945 Rita Seig Preferred Contact Number by text or cell

(765) 647-2651, ext. 3—Office Number
Office hours are 8:30a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Contact name: Rita Seig
fcswcd11@gmail.com

The Franklin County Soil & Water Conservation District provides information about soil, water and related natural resources conservation; identify and prioritize local soil and water resource concerns; and connect land users to sources of education, technical and financial assistance to implement conservation practices and technologies.

The Franklin County SWCD has a 10ft Great Plains no-till drill for rent to landowners/producers. The drill is for planting soybeans 7 small grains. Minimum size tractor recommended is 80 horsepower; it has pioneer hydraulic tips, 1 inch bubble coulters, 10ft planting width, 8 inch row spacing, double press wheels and 12 1/2 ft transport width. The 7ft Great Plains no-till drill for rent is for planting Warm-Season-Grasses. Minimum size tractor recommended is 60 horsepower; it has pioneer hydraulic tips, 7ft planting width, 8 inch row spacing, bubble coulters, single press wheel and 9 ½ ft transport width.
The cost to renting the no-till drills is $10/acre with a $50 minimum charge. Please call Rita at 812-209-9945. 

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