Make Your Message Clear!
Help Maryland Ensure Farmers Have the Support They
Need for a Cleaner Bay!
call members of the Environmental Committee today!
Tell them to support Senate Bill 1029—The Maryland Agricultural
- Encourages farmers to go above
and beyond state
minimum clean water requirements;
- Accelerates efforts to restore our water
- Provides a specified “holiday” from addional regulatory changes for farmers once conservation measures are verified; and
- Requires that, when
the period is over, farmers must come into full compliance.
The Agricultural Certainty Program is an innovative way to
balance the regulation the public wants with the time farmers need to make
planning and investment decisions. It's a win for the Chesapeake Bay and a win for farmers. If enacted, the
program will keep the state firmly on the road to its water quality goals and in the
forefront of collaborative solutions to policy issues.