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2017 MAEAP-MANIA Contest Rules:

Eligibility Criteria:

Farm must meet the USDA guideline of being “able to produce or sell $1,000 worth of an agricultural product.” Horses, poultry, vegetables, hay, maple syrup, and trees are all considered agricultural products.

Ways to Enter:

  1. Complete a new MAEAP A*SYST with the Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District MAEAP Technician or FAP Forester between October 1st, 2015 and September 30th, 2016. Eligible A*SYST’s include: Cropping System (Vegetables, Field Crops, Christmas Tree, Fruit, and Nursery), Farmstead System, Livestock System, and Forest, Wetlands, & Habitat System
  2. Attend a MAEAP Phase 1 Event before October 1st, 2017.
  3. Recommend an eligible farm to complete an A*SYST (must be completed by farm before October 1st, 2017).
  4. Earn your MAEAP Verification before October 1st, 2017.

MAEAP A*SYSTs completed before October 1st, 2016 are not eligible for entry. Farms with direct discharge into waterways, with open Right-to-Farm complaints, or in conflict with Federal or State Laws as identified in the MAEAP tools must be actively working to come into compliance in order to be entered.

This page last updated on 7/5/2017.
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