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Cost Share Programs - Agricultural Cost Share Program (ACSP)


Concentrated Nutrient Source Management System


A Concentrated Nutrient Source Management System is a system of vegetative and structural measures used to manage the collection, storage, and/or treatment of areas where agricultural products may cause an area of concentrated nutrients. Examples could include sweet potato culls and silage leachate.


Maintenance Period 10 years
BMP Units Each
Required Effects
  • Acres affected
  • Animal type
  • Animal units
  • N and P waste managed
JAA/NRCS Standards
  • ECS - 590 - Nutrient Management
  • NRCS Area Office or Division of Soil and Water Conservation engineer must approve engineering designs.
  • ECS - 393 - Filter Strip (supporting practice)
  • ECS - 342 - Critical Area Planting (supporting practice)
  • ECS - 362 - Diversion (supporting practice)
Cost Information
  • Average cost (75% or 90%)
CS2 Reference Materials
  • NC-ACSP 11 Signature Page
  • Map with BMP location, fields and roads
  • NC-ACSP-WMP Form
Additional Spot-check Requirements All waste management systems for operations not permitted by the Division of Water Resources must be spot-checked annually for five years following implementation.

ACSP Policy Summary


Design Standards


NRCS Job Sheets

NCDA&CS Division of Soil & Water Conservation, Vernon Cox, Director
Mailing Address: 1614 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1614
Physical Address: 216 West Jones Street, Raleigh North Carolina 27603
Phone: 919.707.3770

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