MD Department of Agriculture Seeks Applicants for Farming for Healthy Soils Program
Last Updated on May 14, 2021 at 9:09am | Agribusiness
Participating farmers will receive free technical assistance and financial incentives to help install the following soil health practices:
- Conservation tillage;
- Multi-species cover crops;
- Extended season cover crops;
- Prescribed grazing; and
- Precision nutrient management.
Cost-share funding of $10 to $55 per acre is available to help farmers adopt these key practices. Free technical assistance will be provided by local soil conservation districts or University of Maryland Extension
, and will include field evaluations to measure changes in soil health. Financial assistance will also be offered for soils data sampling.