Pennsylvania farmers located in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed can apply for money for reimbursement of costs to develop plans for manure management, nutrient management, or erosion and sediment control.
Over $620,000 is available for Pennsylvania farmers but the deadline to register for reimbursement is April 1, 2019. Small farmers are being especially encouraged to participate. Program details including eligibility and registration forms can be accessed at the Pennsylvania DEP 2018-2019 Agricultural Plan Reimbursement Program website.
State regulations require farmers to implement manure management, nutrient management, or agricuture erosion and sediment control plans. To learn more, visit the DEP Water Quality Regulations website for Agricultural Operations.