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How much agricultural land is there in Wake County?

You may be surprised at the amount of agricultural land that still exists in Wake County. View the full-sized map and see just how much.
 
Hint: Wake County Soil and Water Conservation Department's workload covers 121,631 rural acres, which is more than the ENTIRE county of Chowan. Wake's Soil and Water Conservation Department staff has a workload greater than 54 counties in North Carolina, where Wake is ranked 46th in cash revenues for agriculture (2012 Cash receipts, NCDA&CS).
 
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 Did you know?
  • Cost Share funds are available for conservation practices that improve water quality through State and Federal sources, only available through the District.
  • Wake Soil and Water Conservation District holds conservation easements to help families conserve farm and forest lands for their legacy.
  • Volunteer opportunities are available for Big Sweep through the District office.
 
Want more information about your Soil and Water Conservation District?

Contact Wake Soil and Water Conservation District at 919-250-1050, or stop by the office in the Wake County Agriculture Services Building at 4001 Carya Drive, Suite D, Raleigh.
 
 
 UPCOMING EVENTS
Check here for future events!
Board meeting – NOVEMBER 12 (due to Veterans Day) at 10:30 a.m.
November 20, 2014 – Area IV Regional Meeting
November 25, 2014 – Farm City Day
December 4, 2014 – 49th Annual Conservation Awards Celebration
January 4–7, 2015 – NC Association of SWCD Annual Meeting
January 13, 2015 – Board Meeting at 10:30 a.m.
January 28, 2015 – 10th Annual Keeping the Farm Workshop!!
February 4, 2015 – Wake County Agribusiness Annual Breakfast
 
 
Wake Soil and Water Conservation District 
4001 Carya Drive, Suite D :: Raleigh, North Carolina 27610 :: Ph: 919-250-1050 :: Fax: 919-250-1000

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