NC AgVentures, a NC Cooperative Extension program, provides grants to NC farmers for new and innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. The program will award an average of $5,000 to $12,000.
NC AgVentures program, which is supported by the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, will award a minimum of 22 grants to agriculturally dependent farm families in the following counties: Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Rockingham, Yadkin, Guilford, Martin, Wilson, Pitt, Edgecombe, Nash, Sampson, Lenoir, Duplin, Wayne, Greene, Johnston counties.
The application deadline is Jan.6, 2016.
For more information, please visit an Application Workshop or contact your Extension agent.
Applications Workshop Locations:
Sampson County Livestock Facility: Dec. 3, 2015 10 a.m.
1020 Hwy 421 South (Taylor’s Bridge Hwy) Clinton NC 28328
Applications: Applications can also be downloaded to your computer from this web address: