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.
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
||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