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Cost Share Programs - Agricultural Cost Share Program (ACSP)


Precision Agrichemical Application


A system of components that enable reduction and greater control of fertilizer and pesticide application. This is accomplished through avoidance of excessive overlapping, unnecessary application to end/turn rows, and more precise control of application rates.


Maintenance Period 10 years
BMP Units Each
Required Effects
  • Acres affected
  • Difference in before and after P application rates.
JAA/NRCS Standards
  • The applicant must supply manufacturer documentation to verify system components meet ISO 12188 Tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry — Test procedures for positioning and guidance systems in agriculture.
  • ECS - 590 - Nutrient Management and the manufacturer specifications showing the equipment meets the policy.
Cost Information
  • Average cost (75% or 90%)
CS2 Reference Materials
  • NC-ACSP 11 Signature Page
  • Map with BMP location, fields and roads
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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