Farmers and Communities Manage Deer

In NC, deer consume approximately $30 million of crops annually. High levels of crop loss typically require farmers to replant fields or obtain special permits to eliminate nuisance deer. Removal of deer annually and in a sustainable manner saves farmers money and...

Produce Chopping Facility

This project will help start a produce-chopping business in Wayne County that will create employment and marketing opportunities for tobacco-dependent farmers in eastern North Carolina. Creating this value-added product will increase the market opportunity for farmers...

NC Real Time Network Update

The North Carolina Geodetic Survey operates a network of Continuous Operating Reference Stations (CORS) that correct, in real time, signal disturbances from Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites. When GPS is used for precision agriculture, surveying, engineering,...

NC Agventures Grant Program

The North Carolina Agricultural Foundation Inc. will continue the NC Agventures program on behalf of NC State Extension. The program will award cost-share grants to family farms for projects to diversify, expand or enhance their agricultural operations. The overall...

Improvements to Fairgrounds Arena

The main tasks of this project will be to obtain a tractor and groomer to maintain the surface of the outside arena; to obtain aluminum bleachers for spectator seating; to obtain additional portable lights , fence panels and gates. Outcomes will be available spectator...