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NORTH CAROLINA
AGRICULTURE COST SHARE PROGRAM

Working together to improve water quality...for future generations

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WHAT IT IS

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.

HOW IT WORKS

Landowners and renters of existing agricultural operations that have been operating for more that three (3) years are eligible to participate.

HOW YOU CAN 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.

BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES CATEGORIES

Animal Waste Management:

  • Drystack to store manure

  • Poultry Composter

  • Waste Application Systems

Poultry Drystack

Stream Protection:

  • Watering Facilities

  • Fencing out of streams

  • Wells

Water Facility for Livestock

Sediment and Erosion Practices:

  • Field Borders

  • Grassed Waterways 

  • Cropland Conversion to permanent vegetation, such as grass or trees

Grassed Waterway

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