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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).

 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.

Want more information about your Soil and Water Conservation District?

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Newsletter – Concerning Conservation

Winter 2020

Fall 2020

Summer 2020




Wake Soil and Water Conservation District 
4001 Carya Drive, Suite D :: Raleigh, North Carolina 27610 :: Phone: 919-250-1050 :: Fax: 919-250-1058

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