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for Water Resources Research Institute News Vol. Issue 238, Oct 1986
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The 1986 General Assembly appropriated three-million-dollars to the North Carolina Soil and Water Conservation Commission to continue and expand a cost-share program for agricultural non-point source pollution control. This will allow the program to be extended into seventeen additional counties located in the coastal area. Farmers who receive cost sharing will be required to perform certain fertilizer and waste management practices.
The Census Bureau has published the 1984 Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey report. According to North Carolina Agricultural Extension agents, the report underestimated the number of farm acres under irrigation in North Carolina. Farm ponds are the number one source of irrigation water in North Carolina, followed by streams and groundwater.