The purpose of the Program is to provide financial and technical assistance for the implementation of best management practices (BMPs) on agricultural operations in the Commonwealth, as authorized under § 4(7) of the Conservation District Law.
“Eligible Project”. –The implementation of a Best Management Practice (BMP) or combination of BMPs, identified in an agricultural operation’s agricultural erosion and sediment control plan, conservation plan, manure management plan, or nutrient management plan, which is necessary to reduce nutrient and sediment pollution from the agricultural operation and meets the criteria established by the Commission.
“Eligible project costs” - Project design, engineering and associated planning, project management costs, including contracting, document preparation and applications; project construction and installation; equipment and materials; post-construction inspections and any other cost as deemed appropriate by the Commission.
Estimated Total Program Funding: