The Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District’s Agricultural Best Management Practices Cost Share signup period runs through Aug. 18.
The district administers the Virginia Agricultural Best Management Cost Share Program and is piloting the Whole Farm Approach Program for agricultural producers in Gloucester, Mathews and Middlesex counties.
Both programs’ goals are to improve water quality in the state’s streams, rivers, and Chesapeake Bay. VACS and the Whole Farm Approach both offer cost share assistance as an incentive to construct or implement Best Management Practices. Voluntary BMPs reduce nonpoint source pollution and improve soil health and water quality.
Agricultural producers and any other members of the public interested in learning about the Virginia Agricultural Cost Share Program, the Whole Farm Approach, VSU’s Small Farm Outreach Program and Grain Market Updates are invited to attend. RSVP as soon as possible by calling the office at 804-699-3482 or emailing...
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