Eastern Panhandle (EPCD)
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|Ag. Enhancement and Chesapeake Bay Program Now Open - 12/3/18|
|posted by: Sherry Duncan|
AGRICULTURE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM :Applications will be accepted for these practices December 1 through February 1, 2019.
Forage Re-Seeding (Hay and/or Pasture): The method of re-establishing adapted and/or compatible species, varieties, or cultivators of herbaceous species suitable for pasture and/or hayland. Planting dates are March 15- May 1.
Field is ineligible if:
Hay and/or Pasture Establishment: The method of establishing adapted and/or compatible species, varieties, or cultivators of herbaceous species suitable for pasture and/or hayland. Planting dates are March 15- May 1.
Field is ineligible if: Same Requirements as Pasture and Hay Reseeding
Frost-seeding: An economical method of improving pasture and hay fields by broadcasting the seed on frozen ground. Planting dates are by March 15.
Continual Sign up as Funds are AVAILABLE!
Lime: -Provide incentive for the maintenance of cropland, hayland, pastureland, vegetables and/or orchard.
Chesapeake Bay Program
Applications will be accepted for these practices while funds are available.
Heavy Use Protection Area – The stabilization of areas frequently being used by livestock and/or vehicles.
Can be used for the following: Livestock watering areas, livestock trail and walkways, loading and unloading areas, and post-harvest processing areas.
Stream Protection (livestock exclusion): The permanent exclusion of animals from a stream.
Divisional Fencing and watering trough: The installation of fence to facilitated handling, movement and feeding of livestock in a pasture environment.
For more information:
Please contact Barbie Elliott at the EPCD office at (681) 247-3012, email her at email@example.com