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N.C. Agricultural Cost Share Program Produces Many Benefits, Grows in Popularity

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The North Carolina Agricultural Cost Share Program for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control, which provides farmers up to seventy-five-percent of the cost of implementing conservation practices to reduce agricultural pollution of water bodies, was initiated in 1985 in sixteen counties in nutrient-sensitive watersheds. The program has produced both environmental and economic benefits, and is expanding to include additional counties.