ANNAPOLIS, MD — The Maryland Department of Agriculture is accepting FY 2021 grant proposals for the department’s Animal Waste Technology Fund. Vendors, businesses, and individuals offering technologies that can demonstrate innovative, economically-feasible animal waste projects should apply.

Maryland’s Animal Waste Technology Fund has $3.35 million to invest in innovative technologies during FY 2021, which ends June 30, 2021. There are no maximum or minimum request amounts. Animal waste technology projects that are cost-effective, proven, innovative, and adaptable to Maryland will be considered. Projects or products that demonstrate technologies that are already commercialized are also eligible.

New this year, innovative technology proposals that treat animal waste streams, in addition to animal manure, will be accepted. Examples include dairy wastewater, poultry processing waste, and livestock mortality among others. 



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