Soil & Water Conservation

Contact Soil and Water at (919) 693-4603.


View the Soil and Water Field Office directory here.


The Granville County Soil and Water Conservation District, a political subdivision of State Government, provides local assistance in natural resource management. The District’s major focus continues to be the implementation of State and Federal Regulations and Cost Share programs that effect water quality.


  • The District implements both state and federal programs to assist in installing best management practices and conservation planning with the goal of protecting our natural resources.
  • The District offers both federal and state financial assistance on implementing certain Best Management Practices on agricultural land.
  • The District provides information and coordinates assistance from other agencies by means of newsletters, newspaper articles, magazines, and meetings in an effort to keep the public aware of soil and water conservation issues.
  • The District offers an extensive environmental education program to encourage public awareness of soil and water conservation. 



Soil and Water Board

The Granville Soil and Water Board meets the 2nd Monday night of the month at 7 p.m. at the Farm Service Agency Building, located at 518 Lewis Street in Oxford, NC. Due to social distancing guidelines, there are options to meet remotely. 

Ronnie Burnette, Chairman

Randy Guthrie, Vice-Chairman

Dean Askew, Secretary and Treasurer

Jason Dixon, Member

James Jones, Member


Byron Currin, Natural Resources Conservationist
518 Lewis Street
Oxford, NC 27565
(919) 693-4603, Ext. 3  Telephone







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