Tree Fabric Agreement

1. Require one weed badger / cultivation by producer before fabric is to be installed and willbe at owners expense. This is for proper application of fabric.
2. Require a 25% down payment of fabric (unless an assignment has been set). Work with FSA (Farm Service Agency) and NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation Service) to determine plots and/or rows that fabric is to be applied.
3. Give FSA and NRCS appropriate information for contract and cost-share processing.
4. Provide fabric machine, crew, and fabric for application.
5. Make an X in fabric and keep the cut at least 12” in length.
6. Not guarantee fabric from sliding after fabric has been applied.
7. Provide additional services such as mowing and chemical application for future maintenance (at owners expense).
1. Make 25% down payment (Unless assignment has been set) to the Conservation District.
2. Give permission to Conservation District to do work for fabric application.
3. Provide tractor and driver for fabric application.
4. Maintain weeds before and after application of fabric between rows and around trees by mowing, hand hoeing, or chemical control until trees canopy (3-5 years) or may request assistance from District at owners expense.
5. Maintain edges and splices of fabric. Wind and water may loosen edges and splices. Staples, rocks, and anything heavy (tires, etc.) may be used to refasten fabric to original position.
Contact Information
Roberts Conservation District
USDA Service Center: Mon – Fri 8am-4:30 pm
2018 SD Hwy 10
Sisseton SD 57262