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Agricultural Environmental Enhancement Program (AEEP)

Learn more about the program and determine your eligibility.


AEEP is a competitive, reimbursement grant program that funds materials and labor for conservation practices that mitigate or prevent negative impacts to the state's natural resources that may result from agricultural practices. Practices funded include those that prevent direct impacts on water quality, ensure efficient use of water, and address agricultural impacts on air quality. Reimbursement grants up to $25,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis.


Eligible applicants

Farmers/growers/aquaculturists engaged in production agriculture for commercial purposes as identified by Massachusetts General Laws (MGL).


Estimated Application Deadline: Late Spring

Average Grant Size: $12,000

Average # of Grants: 30

FY 2014 Spending: $344,423


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