Cortland and Tompkins counties are in a drought, a “D2 drought” officially, which means the USDA Farm Service Agency can offer Emergency Conservation Program assistance.
Money is available along with emergency assistance to conserve water.
Qualifying projects include drilling and deepening wells and developing water service for livestock or orchards.
The local FSA office may be able to help:
New York State Farm Service Agency
CORTLAND SERVICE CENTER
1 NORTH MAIN ST
CORTLAND, NY 13045-1397
(607) 753-0851 ext 2