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...

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...