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Soil And Water Conservation Cost Share Programs Sign-Up Period Begins July 15 – Transylvania County NC


Last updated 7/15/2013 at 8:51am

Cost-sharing programs provide financial assistance for farmers who implement best management practices, such as fencing off streams to prevent cattle from causing erosion and polluting the stream. (Courtesy photos)

The Transylvania County Soil & Water Conservation District (TCSWCD) is currently accepting applications (July 15-Aug. 15) for the N.C. Agriculture Cost Share Program (NCACSP) and the Agriculture Water Resources Assistance Program (AgWRAP).

All SWCD programs are voluntary and are funded through the N.C. Department of Agriculture, Division of Soil & Water Conservation, and are administered through the TCSWCD to fund the installation of various Best Management Practices (BMP’s) to improve water quality or quantity.

The NCACSP and AgWRAP can pay up to 75 percent of the costs for installatio...

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