The sign up period for the FY2017 Cover Crop program begins Friday, June 24 and runs through Friday, July 15. Applicants should visit the Catoctin and Frederick Soil Conservation District office to enroll acres planned for cover crop planting this fall. Legumes and forage radishes will be allowed to be planted in a mix with cereal grains (except oats) in a 60/40 ratio. There are some other changes to the program for this year. The District office staff will review the program with applicants during the sign up process. Office hours are 8:00 AM-4:00 PM.