April 13, 2018 / Uncategorized / Jamie Tiralla

Agricultural landowners participating in Maryland Agricultural Cost Share programs will be required to have a current Nutrient Management Plan (NMP) as of January 1, 2018. The programs include the Cover Crop and Manure Transport programs as well as the Maryland Agriculture Cost-Share (MACS) program, which cost shares on 31 soil and water conservation practices such as roof runoff, watering facilities and fencing.

In order to certify you have a current Nutrient Management Plan the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Office of Resource Conservation is requiring a Current Nutrient Management Plan Certification form be submitted when applying for any cost share programs. The form is available through your Nutrient Management Consultant or on line at the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s website.

Find a copy of the form on our website. The form should be submitted to our office at the time you hand in the application for whatever program you are participating in. Ideally your nutrient management consultant will complete the form for you.

If you have any questions, please contact the Anne Arundel Soil Conservation District at 410-571-6757.