January 7, 2021 / Uncategorized / Keli Kirby

JANUARY 2021

#1 Signup for New Conservation Buffer Initiative Opens January 11

#2 Fertilizer Application Reports due March 1 for Licensed Professional Fertilizer Applicators

#3 Online Recertification Seminar Offered January 12, 2021 for Lawn Care Professionals

#4 State Agriculture Department Reminds Citizens Not to Use Fertilizer to Melt Ice

#5 Nutrient Management Training Set for March 8 – 12, 2021

#6 2020 Conservation Grants Annual Report Published

#1. Need Buffers?

Signup opens January 11 for the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s new Conservation Buffer Initiative. The program offers attractive incentive payments, easy signup and more management options for farmers who want to plant streamside buffers on their farms to improve water quality. Interested? Check out the website for full details and application forms—but don’t wait too long—signup ends February 5, 2021.

To Learn More About the Buffer Initiative Go To: https://mda.maryland.gov/resource_conservation/Pages/conservation-buffer-initiative.aspx

For More Information On Highlights Go To: http://www.aascd.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/January-2021.docx