Farm Service Agency
The 2004 burley tobacco quotas were mailed Friday. Leasing began Monday. The Farm Service Agency will provide space to post producers' name, telephone number, and pounds for those wishing to lease tobacco to or from the farm or for sale/purchase. Office hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Phone: (859) 236-4062, ext. 2.
Natural Resources Conservation Service
"Planting the Seeds of Tomorrow" is the theme for National Volunteer Week, which runs through Saturday. Mary Ann Sharp, district conservationist in Boyle County, thanks all of the Earth Team volunteers in the county who have helped promote activities. Volunteers assist the National Resources Conservation Service in its mission of helping people to conserve, improve and sustain natural resources.
Sharp said last year volunteers provided more than 338 hours in support of conservation activities in Boyle County. Volunteers currently assisting the Boyle County office are: John Overing and family, Terry Shell-Brown, Boyle County FFA, and the Boyle County Water Watch Group.