The equipment listed below is available by the DCCD to loan out to interested parties. For more information about our equipment, please call or email the District Manager at 785-843-4260, ext. 6497 or e-mail Suzy.Mooney@ks.nacd.net
The Douglas County Conservation District Seed Sales - We sell many types of grasses and pollinator seed. We do not keep seed on hand, each order order is blended to your specifications. The District works directly with FSA and NRCS to assure the seed mix meets the program requirements for CRP, EQIP and Pollinator under the USDA Farm Bill.
Purchasing your seed from the DCCD helps us provided programs and rental equipment to the landowners of Douglas County, Kansas. All of the funds generated from seed sales are used for programs and to purchase equipment for use by Douglas County residents. Thank you for your support.
Seed prices may change without notice.
For more information please contact our office at (785) 843-4260 ext. 3 .
The Douglas County Conservation District has two no-till drills that landowners in Douglas County can rent.
Our contractor and vendor list is a resource for Douglas County, Kansas landowners. The contractor and vendor information pro-vided in this brochure is provided as a public service only and constitutes no endorsements by the United States Department of Agriculture, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, or the Douglas County Con-servation District.
While an effort has been made to provide a complete and accurate listing of services, supplies, and equipment, omissions or other errors may occur.
One of the first steps in burning is to develop a plan for proper burning and to assemble the needed equipment.
The Douglas County Conservation District has the following equipment for residents to use:
- Drip Torch
- Backpack Sprayer
Douglas County has a burn hotline for those wishing to burn. Call 785-832-5394 to hear the current burn status and to record your burn with the Douglas County Dispatch Center (as required by the resolution).
Be prepared to share the following information when logging your burn:
Helpful links for prescribed burning:
Soil health is connected to plant health, environmental health, human health, and community health. Getting a soil test can help you to manage your farm or garden in a way that is responsible and safe.
Douglas County, Kansas residents can take soil samples to the K-State Research and Extension Office in Douglas County. Through a grant from the Douglas County Conservation District, Douglas County Agriculture producers are eligible for up to 5 free soil tests each year. Soil samples can be taken to the:
K-State Extension Office in Douglas County
2110 Harper Street
Lawrence KS 66046
Soil Testing Equipment available to Douglas County residents