Application Deadline Nearing for Florida Cogongrass Treatment Program

Randall Weiseman Cattle, Citrus, Field Crops, Florida, Forestry, General, Livestock

fl-forest-service-logoThe Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services also wants to remind landowners that the deadline to apply for the Florida Forest Service Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program is Friday, July 29, 2016.

The Cost-Share Program is offered for non-industrial private lands in all Florida counties. It provides reimbursement of 50 percent of the cost to treat cogongrass infestations with herbicide for two consecutive years.

To obtain an application form or to learn more about program requirements, contact a local Florida Forest Service county forester or visit the Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program webpage. All qualifying applications will be evaluated and ranked for approval.