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Cost Share Programs - Agricultural Cost Share Program (ACSP)




A Micro-irrigation System means an environmentally safe system for the conveyance and distribution of water, chemicals and fertilizer to agricultural fields for crop production.  A micro-irrigation system is for frequent application of small quantities of water on or below the soil surface: as drops, tiny streams or miniature spray through emitters or applicators placed along a water delivery line.


Maintenance Period 10 years
BMP Units Acres or Each
Required Effects
  • Phosphorus saved - (if erosion present)
  • Acres affected (irrigated area)
JAA/NRCS Standards
  • ENG - 441 - Irrigation System, Micro-irrigation
Cost Information
  • Average cost (75% or 90%)
CS2 Reference Materials
  • NC-ACSP 11 Signature Page
  • Map with BMP location, fields and roads
  • Operation and Maintenance Plan Statement
Additional Spot-check Requirements None

ACSP Policy Summary

Design Standards

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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