ACT NO. 197
Water quality; capital assistance; manure injection
This act establishes a program at the agency of agriculture, food and markets to provide capital assistance to contract applicators and farms for the purchase of innovative manure injection equipment. Assistance shall be allocated according to a priority order. The secretary of agriculture, food and markets shall report annually to the general assembly regarding the results of the capital assistance program for manure injection equipment. The agency of agriculture, food and markets also is authorized to provide a one-time incentive payment to encourage farmers to inject manure on grass or crop land over one growing season.
Effective Date: July 1, 2008.
The Vermont General Assembly
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