Support for the Transition to Value-Added Agribusiness

Project will work with farmers to provide agricultural and economic strategies and transfer technologies such as on-farm diversification and entrepreneurship through hands-on consultation. The project will conduct community meetings to identify needs and participants,...

Re-Tooling for Alternative Agricultural Enterprises

Project will provide instruction, evidence, and experience in crop production techniques by providing training in alternative and specialty crops. The project will provide training on using plastic mulch and irrigation systems as well as providing a subsidy to 64...

Tobacco Communities Reinvestment Project

Project will generate up to 40 individual and community cost-share initiatives in nine target counties across NC. The objective is to test farm-based initiatives to replace or supplement tobacco income. The project will involve approximately 640 individuals.

Tobacco Grower Communication Assistance

Project will help provide timely information to tobacco farm families by assisting with postage costs of 10,000 bi-monthly Tobacco Grower Newsletters and the printing and distribution of the Tobacco Grower Resource Guide.