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NRCS funding targets small dairies in MD, VA


January 17, 2017, Lancaster, PA – Small dairies in western Maryland and Virginia will likely benefit from a $4.57 million grant from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program.

“Most of the funding is going to Maryland,” said Blaine Delaney, watershed program director in Virginia. “In Virginia, six to eight small dairies will receive some funds for implementation but it is a goal to help dairies with their nutrient management planning. READ MORE