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MDA receives funding for manure transport program


October 17, 2012
By Carroll County Times

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October 17, 2012 – The Maryland Department of Agriculture received $500,000 in additional funding from the Chesapeake Bay 2010 Trust Fund to expand its Manure Transport Program.

Animal producers with high soil phosphorus levels or inadequate land to properly utilize their manure can receive cost-share assistance of up to $18 per ton to transport excess manure to other farms in accordance with an approved nutrient management plan, or alternative use facilities that can use the product safely. READ MORE