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Wheat Field

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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Now Funding:

Cover Crops

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.

Soil Testing

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

Contractor Cost

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 to:

Phone: (269) 941-6165

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