Cultivating a Community Learning Lab

The Northeast Regional School of Biotechnology & Agriscience (NERSBA) serves 200 high school students from 5 rural counties including Beaufort, Martin, Pitt, Tyrrell and Washington. The school was established in 2012 to address the need to better prepare students...

NC AgVentures Grant Program

Across rural NC, many communities are locked in a downward economic spiral. This struggle is partly due to a changing economy and the downturn in tobacco. To compete in today’s global market, family farms must explore innovative strategies to improve the economics of...

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,...

From Farm to Vet Tech

This project will help with the purchase of Instructional, clinical and laboratory equipment, also animal restraining equipment and containment systems for the Vet Tech program. The project will also serve as an introduction of training and employment opportunities in...

NC Farm School

This project is aimed at strengthening farming communities. By developing new farm based enterprises, educational modules, farmer based mentoring, farmer shadowing, and one on one business development to grow business skills that will help growers expand current farm...