On-Farm Planning

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MRGCD’s On-Farm Program or OFP is intended to support small-scale infrastructure and farmland improvements. Projects range from but are not necessarily limited to improved turnouts and farm delivery pads, irrigation pipeline, control boxes, laser leveling, and land use assistance.  Anyone interested in applying for the OFP should contact Conservation Program staff.

Technical Assistance

  • Soil, water, and compost testing lab
  • USDA Eligibility Assistance
  • Conservation planning assistance

Financial Assistance

Through a variety of funding sources and grants, MRGCD offers financial assistance.

Latest News

MRGCD Announces New Service Request Process

MRGCD’s Irrigation Systems Operators (ISO) are most in tune with middle Rio Grande valley water users and their needs and expectations. Their focus is working with water users to ensure water is delivered in a timely and equitable fashion. In order to keep ISO’s...

Notice: Socorro Main Canal North Project to Begin Construction

SOCORRO MAIN CANAL NORTH CHANNEL LINING PHASE I The Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) plans to conduct channel lining within the Socorro Main Canal North (Canal), starting from the San Acacia Diversion Dam to Station 60+00± of the Canal. This project...

2023 Proposed Mill Levy Increase

MRGCD BOARD APPROVES 2023 MILL LEVY INCREASE TO HELP PAY FOR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE Failing infrastructure has become the most significant challenge for the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) in these water short times. The MRGCD does not have enough...