What is AgWRAP?
The Agricultural Water Resources Assistance Program (AgWRAP) was authorized through Session Law 2011-145. The program is administered by the NC Soil and Water Conservation Commission through local soil and water conservation districts.
Who is Eligible?
If you are a landowner or renter of an existing agricultural operation that has been operating for more than one year, you are eligible to participate.
What is the purpose of the program?
The purposes of the AgWRAP are to:
- Identify opportunities to increase water use efficiency, availability, and storage
- Implement best management practices (BMPs) to conserve and protect water resources
- Increase water use efficiency
- Increase water storage and availability for agricultural purposes
By taking action to increase water use efficiency, storage, and availability as well as conserve and protect water resources, landowners are directly contributing to the long-term resilience and sustainability of agriculture in North Carolina.