County Soil and Water Conservation District struggles

Whether she’s writing grants, working on a culvert replacements, helping build a silo on a farm or going home to tend to her own farm duties, the work never stops for Amanda Barber.

She’s one of the hardest working people Mike McMahon, an owner of EZ Acres Farm in Homer, knows.

“She’s a person that you can rely on,” McMahon said. “She’s always willing to step up to the plate and help out with these projects.”

Barber is the manager of the Cortland County Soil and Water Conservation District, helping McMahon with at least 10 projects over the years. The largest was getting a grant for a 3.25 gallon manure storage unit built between 2005 and 2006.

Cortland Standard

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