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Cost Share Programs - Agricultural Cost Share Program (ACSP)


Stocktrails and Walkways


A stable area used frequently and intensively for livestock movement by surfacing with suitable material to improve water quality.  Benefits may include reduced soil erosion, sedimentation and pollution from dissolved, particulate, and sediment-attached substances.


Maintenance Period 10 years
BMP Units Linear Feet
Required Effects
  • Acres affected
  • Animal type
  • Animal units
JAA/NRCS Standards
  • ENG - 575 - Animal Trail and Walkways
  • National Engineering Handbook, Material Specification 592 - Geotextiles
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


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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