NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL COST SHARE PROGRAM
Working together to improve water quality...for future generation
What is it?
The North Carolina Agricultural Cost Share Program is a voluntary cost share based program offering financial and technical assistance for the installation of best management practices to address nonpoint source pollution.
Best Management Categories
Sediment and Erosion Practices:
Field Borders, Grassed Waterways,
Cropland Conversion to
permanent vegetation(grass or trees)
Animal Waste Management:
Drystack to store manure
Waste Application Systems
Fencing out of streams
How does it work?
Landowners and renters of existing agricultural operations that have been in operating for more that three (3) years are eligible to participate.
How do I apply?
Submit an application to the Davie Soil and Water Conservation District office. The application gets ranked based on resource concerns identified in the county.
Applicants can be reimbursed up to 75% of a predetermined average cost for each installed best management practice. Applicants are responsible for 25% of the costs, which may include labor.
Some restrictions may apply depending on the the type of operation or best management practice, or a relevant Soil and Water Conservation Commission policy.
Water Facility for livestock