Johnston County Farmer?s Market and Craft Center

Project will convert a tobacco warehouse to a farmer?s market and craft center. The project will provide stalls for up to 106 vendors. From a list of 950 potential suppliers, 35 have already reserved 55 booths, which would create 105 full-time jobs. Provides...

Flue-Cured Tobacco Container Corporation Grant

To cut handling costs, tobacco manufacturers transitioned from the traditional burlap sheet wrapping to tobacco baled with cardboard slip-sheet and wire. Historically, the buyer, the warehouseman and the grower had shared the cost of the burlap sheet equally, with...

NCDA&CS/NCSU Research Stations Barn Retrofit Grant

Following the same concept as the first barn-retrofit grant, this grant allowed NCDA&CS/NCSU Research Stations to retrofit their curing barns so that necessary, on-going research could be conducted under industry standards equivalent to those of most...