Develop Soil Conservation and Water Quality Plans and provide assistance to landowners to install best management practices.
Emphasis will be placed on new cooperators and livestock operations.
Implement the environmental provisions of the Farm Bill and promote and/or implement a range of local, state and federal programs
including the Carroll County Land Preservation and Rural Legacy Programs, the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program,
the Maryland Agricultural Water Quality Cost-Share Program and the Water Quality Improvement Act of 1998.
Review and approve erosion and sediment control plans.
Provide a conservation equipment rental program for farmers in Carroll County.
Coordinate the Envirothon education program for high school students.