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 $1 Million is available for Pennsylvania farmers to improve local water quality. Small farmers are being encouraged to participate and will need to register for the reimbursement by April 1, 2020. Program details including eligibility and registration forms can be accessed at the Pennsylvania DEP 2019-2020 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.