February 1, 2019
Extend existing filter strips for water quality protection (reduce excess pathogens and chemicals from manure, bio-solids or compost applications in surface waters). Extend the existing buffer for a total of 60 feet or more to enhance water quality functions.
CSP deadline for all states is May 10, 2019.
The extended buffers must be composed of at least 5 species of non-noxious, wildlife-friendly grasses and/or perennial forbs best suited to site conditions. Include species that provide pollinator food and habitat where possible.
To find the contact information for your county USDA Service Center, click on the following link: https://offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app