Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Terrence L. Nyhous, Vice Chairman, Center District Supervisor

April 9, 2009

Staff Lead:


Tim Mize, Extension Agent

Fauquier County Extension Office


A Presentation by the Fauquier County Extension Office Regarding the “Green” Grass Program 

Topic Description:

The “Green” Grass project is a volunteer run program that assists homeowners and county residents on proper fertilization programs to reduce non-point pollution sources from contaminating ground and surface water supplies. This program is designed to educate county residents on understanding fertilizer recommendation and proper usage through timing and nutrient recommendations, spreader calibration, area calculation, and sod determination factors. This program will also provide education to retailers on proper lawn and sod nutrient management recommendations.


Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Conduct a work session.


Financial Impacts Analysis:



Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District

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