When this Baltimore County beef farmer learned about Maryland's free financial and technical assistance programs to restore the health of local streams, he never hesitated to say "yes" to clean water.
$1,000/Acre Signing Bonus for CREP Enrollment
ANNAPOLIS, MD — The Maryland Department of Agriculture has increased its one-time signing bonus to $1,000 per acre for eligible farmers and landowners who install forest buffers along qualifying stream corridors through the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP). Farmers and landowners with new contracts for CREP practice CP22 riparian buffers effective on or after October 1, 2021, are eligible. All other CREP contracts and re-enrollments remain eligible for a $100 per acre signing bonus. For more Information: Click Here