Strengthening the Capacity of Extension Professionals for Value-Added Agri-Business Development

Year Funded

2007

Amount

$48,647.00

Project builds upon the Creating Business Opportunities (CBO) training of 2005 and 2006, and provides a core group of CBO graduates with more in-depth business training and access to nationally recognized business resources. The 28 participants completing this project will serve as a resource to other Extension professionals in NC. A nationally recognized business-planning curriculum will be adapted to fit the special needs of agriculture and Extension professionals.

Gary Bullen
NCSU Box 8109 Raleigh, NC 27695