If runoff is carrying your soil away, that can be an expensive problem for you. And because that runoff can carry pesticide, fertilizer, manure, and spilled fuel it’s a problem for everyone downstream, too. That’s why our technicians are ready to sit down with you, roll up their sleeves, and help you think through your options to reduce and clean up the runoff from your farm. We can help you make smart choices about streamside buffers, cover crops, no-till, filter strips, fuel tanks, and related techniques. Once you have a runoff control plan in place, we can point you towards cost-share and technical assistance. Our services are is 100% free and confidential. We aren’t selling anything.
When you start work on preventing agricultural runoff, 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.