NC AgVentures Offers Grant Opportunity to Support Family Farms

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NC AgVentures, a N.C. Cooperative Extension program provides grants to NC farmers for new and innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. The program will award an average of $5,000 to $12,000.

NC AgVentures program, which is supported by the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, will award a minimum of 22 grants to agriculturally dependent farm families in the following counties: Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Rockingham, Yadkin, Guilford, Martin, Wilson, Pitt, Edgecombe, Nash, Sampson, Lenoir, Duplin, Wayne, Greene, Johnston counties.

The application deadline is January 6, 2016.

If you are interested you must attend an application workshop. To declare interest in attending the workshop, please call 252-527-2191 in Lenoir County or 252-747-5831 in Greene County, NO LATER THAN November 18th, 2015. Dates and location will be set according to interest.


For additional information, or to obtain an application contact your local Cooperative Extension office. Applications can also be downloaded to your computer from this web address: