NRCS Maryland Announces AMA and EQIP Sign Up for 2020 Funding Apply by March 20, 2020
Farmers can sign up for USDA's NRCS financial assistance programs throughout the year, but funding selections are made at specific times. Applications for Fiscal Year 2020 are due March 20, 2020 for the following programs:
Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP): Popular practices include waste storage facilities, heavy use area protection, brush management, nutrient management, and pasture management.
Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA): Focuses on high tunnels, micro-irrigation, and irrigation water management.
Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP): Nine RCPP projects are available in Maryland, covering most of the state and focusing on grazing, animal waste management, soil health, and much more.
Stop by the ASCD office to learn more about the technical and financial assistance available to help you reach your conservation goals.
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