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2023 Agricultural Cost Share
Helping finance the cost of conservation practices to make experimenting with new practices easier and more rewarding for producers. Schedule a time to talk about your plan with us!
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Please submit your application to Emily.Brown@macd.org
Covering the cost of cover crop seed; up to $5,000. Applications due
September 1st, 2023
CRP/CREP Filter Strip Bonus
Financial incentive for the implementation of vegetative filter strips between fields and waterways through the CRP or CREP porgrams; $1000 enrollment bonus per acre.
Testing the soil can help gauge what the soil may need and allow for adjustments to achieve healthier soils; Up to 100%.
Growing crops without disturbing the soil; USDA Rate ($17.07 per acre).
Applications due May 31st, 2023
Fly on cover crops via plane, paying a contractor to implement No-Till or drill cover crops in; up to 75%of total cost, can be combined with other funded practices up to $5,000
MAEAP Verification Requirements
Assistance for achieving MEAEP Verifications; Up to 100% for fuel pads, up to 75% for any other requirement up to $5000.
For more information, questions or to submit an application contact:
Phone: (269) 941-6161
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