Resource Enhancement and Protection Program (REAP) Guidelines

business discussionThis program provides an effective means for federal-state-industry partnerships to provide next generation producers a more affordable way to purchase land and other capital intensive assets to begin their agricultural enterprise. This collaborative program is a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.  The REAP program is designed to enhance farm production and protect natural resources by enabling farmers, landowners, and businesses to earn Pennsylvania state income tax credi ts in exchange for implementing “Bes t Management Practices” (BMPs).  Read more