AEM is a voluntary, incentive-
Farmers work with local AEM resource professionals to develop and implement comprehensive, site-
Tier 1: Inventory current activities, future plans and potential environmental concerns.
Tier 2: Document current land stewardship; assess and prioritize areas of concern.
Tier 3: Develop a conservation plan addressing concerns and opportunities tailored to farm goals.
Tier 4: Implement the plan utilizing available financial, educational and technical assistance.
Tier 5: Conduct evaluations to ensure the protection of farm viability and the environment.
An AEM Risk Assessment can help you:
Document your environmental practices and the benefits your farm provides to your community.
Assess vulnerable areas of the farm that may present environmental risk.
Identify practices at risk for regulatory action or neighbor complaints to prevent hassles and fines.
Determine if your water supply or neighboring wells are at risk for contamination.
Qualify for state and federal cost-
Acquire information for long-
Consider conservation practices that could save you money when implemented.
Earn “green” payments or participate in farmland protection programs.
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