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Welcome to the Wake Soil and Water Conservation District Website!
 
Farmers and landowners with damage to crops or farm fields should contact Wake Soil and Water Conservation District
Farmers and landowners in Wake County who have experienced damage to crops and farm fields from recent heavy rainfall are encouraged to contact the Wake Soil and Water Conservation District. It is important for district staff to evaluate damage to crop fields, grassed waterways, field borders, ponds and other impacted areas. State or federal cost share assistance may be available to offset some of the repair cost. Farmers and landowners should contact the district before making any repairs. 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, in Raleigh.  
 
 
Big Sweep Special Summer Cleanup:
Canoes for a Cause, Saturday, July 20, at Lake Wheeler, 1–4 p.m. (followed by Volunteer Appreciation Party, 4–6:30 p.m.)
Volunteers are needed to clean on foot and on the water. Volunteers can bring their own boats or use Lake Wheeler's boats without launching or rental charge. Gloves and all supplies will be provided. All volunteers must sign a Liability Release (parents must sign for those 18 and under) Please see the NC Big Sweep press release for more information and to register for the event.

 
Tree Seedling Inventory from NC Forest Service
The NC Forest Service takes pride in producing native trees for our citizens and also offers various levels of improvement in many species that can yield awesome growth potential.  Seedlings can be ordered by calling 1-888-NCTREES or by visiting the NC Forestry Store.   
 
Popular 2013 Super Bowl Ad Highlights the American Farmer and Supports the National FFA Organization
One of the top Super Bowl commercials of 2013 featured a video honoring the American farmer and declaring 2013 “The Year of the Farmer”. Visit the FFA Website to view and share the video.  Each time the video is shared a donation will be made in support of the FFA.
 
 
How much agricultural land is there in Wake County?
 
 
 
 UPCOMING EVENTS
February 12, 2014​ 9th Annual Keeping the Farm Workshop
Rescheduled from January 29.
For details, contact Soil and Water Conservation at 919-250-1050.
 
 
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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