Do the Options for Crop Rotation Make Your Head Spin?

Show Your Community You Care About Your Farm!

Crop rotation can help you increase your yield, increase profits, and improve the health of your soil. Did you also know that it also protects public waterways from pollution and erosion? That’s why our technicians are ready to sit down with you, roll up their sleeves, and walk you through your crop rotation options. We can help you make smart choices about how to get started and point you towards cost-share and technical assistance. Our assistance is 100% free and confidential. We aren’t selling anything.

When you improve your crop rotation, you’re well on your way towards earning recognition in the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program, that’s MAEAP for short. Here’s what MAEAP is all about.

Click the button below to request a free and 100% confidential visit from your local MAEAP technician to discuss whether this voluntary program is right for you.

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What others are saying

“We believe electively opting to participate in MAEAP… will help farmers keep up with the rapid pace of environmental and sustainability-based industry changes… The fourth generation is now learning and preparing for their future as we all try to leave our farmstead better than we found it.”

Bruce and Jennifer Lewis of Pleasant View Dairy, members of Michigan Milk Producers Association and 2013 Michigan State University Dairy Farmers of the Year

“We’ are participating in MAEAP because we recognize the benefit to the environment, our community, and our farming operation. I encourage more farms to pursue verification in MAEAP.”

–Doug Darling, Monroe County Farmer and Member of Michigan Farm Bureau Board of Directors

“We worked hard to get verified! Cattle needed to be fenced out of the streams, stream crossings needed to be provided, and watering sited established. At the Farmstead, we installed new fueling stations and chemical storage, among other things. But it was worth it in the end and we feel great about this accomplishment.”

Ken and Pat Brown, Kitty Kurtis Farm, Greenwood Township