Protecting Agricultural Water Resources in
North Carolina



"The plan identifies water resources, future needs and ways to better manage water resources. The project also guides farmers to improve efficiency, conservation and supply of water resources."

– Steve Troxler
Commissioner of Agriculture
N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

About Ag H2O

Ag H2O is your comprehensive source for information on the development and implementation of the strategic plan for protecting agricultural water resources in North Carolina. The strategic plan sets forth a pathway for North Carolina's vibrant agricultural sector and its farmers to lead the way in water conservation, irrigation efficiency and development of on-farm water storage capacity.

The strategic plan and the Ag H2O website are the result of partnership involving agricultural and conservation groups, state and federal agencies, and North Carolina's land-grant universities. The website is maintained by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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