State funded program that provides cost-share dollars and technical assistance to landowners and agricultural operators that voluntarily install selected BMP's (Best Management Practices).
What are BMP's?
BMP's are devices, systems and procedures that reduce or eliminate non-point source (NPS) pollutants from harming the environment, particularly to water features.
How do BMP's benefit the farm?
Provide more water and better water distribution over the farm:
Improve livestock health:
Eliminate livestock risk areas:
Facilitate rotational grazing and ease of livestock movement:
Reduce Bio-security risks:
Interested in participating in the VACS program:
Anthony Justus/Conservation Specialist
Big Sandy SWCD
1236 Almarine Drive
Grundy, VA 24614