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Information for citizens on how farmers manage manure resources and protect water quality in local streams and the Chesapeake Bay. Information for farmers on the benefits of using manure as a crop fertilizer and our new Fast Track Grants to move poultry litter.
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Maryland Lawn Fertilizer Law 
Fertilizer should only be applied to lawns when the grass is actively growing. To prevent runoff, fertilize warm season grasses in late spring or early summer and cool season grasses in fall.  For more tips of fertilizing responsibly and Maryland’s new Lawn Fertilizer Law.  

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