Results are presented for 16 practices that account for 97% of the cost-share
funds expended on agricultural
in the Tar-Pamlico basin since the
the program in 1985 (Table 2-l). Other
were not addressed
historically low level of funding and the lack of adequate cost
and/or effectiveness data.
Total Cost-Share Expenditures in
Tar-Pamiico Basin for the Period 1984-1994
Animal Waste Management
Water Control Structures
Crop Conversion to Trees
Crop Conversion to Grass
Vegetated Filter Strips
The following discussion presents the available data on cost and effectiveness of
basin.. For certain practices, sufficient
effectiveness studies existed
the cost-effectiveness of the practice.
For other practices, only cost data are presented because reliable effectiveness
results either did not exist or the effectiveness was so tied to site-specific factors
as to make generalizations inappropriate.