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Pasture-based forage incentives available

June 03, 2008

Qualifying dairy farmers in western Maryland may now apply for an upfront $200-per-acre incentive payment to cover the cost of converting their feeding systems to pasture-based forage systems.

State and federal cost-share assistance to install best management practices such as watering systems and fences is also available. Contact the Washington County Soil Conservation District at 301-797-6821, ext. 119, for more information.

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