Tobacco Buyout Farmland Conservation Planning

The purpose of this grant is to produce an information package and a farmland conservation plan to identify and educate tobacco quota owners about possible tax savings associated with “working farm” conservation easements in light of the tobacco buyout which will help...

Growing the NC Medicinal Herb Industry

This project will introduce more tobacco farmers to herb production. The grantee will research and develop marketing benefits as part of their overall goal of determining if N.C. farmers can produce the quality and quantity of medicinal herbs required by the industry...

NC Farm Transition Network

Project will connect retired farmers with new farmers by establishing a listserv and provide apprenticeship/mentoring programs for new farmers; as well as provide business and estate-planning services to retiring farmers and develop a list of professionals who can...