NC AgVentures Grant Program Provides Grant Opportunity for Wilkes County Farmers

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NC AgVentures, is an NC State Extension program that provides grants to North Carolina farmers and Community Groups for new and innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. The program, which is supported by the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, will award a minimum of 40 grants to independent family farms. This is a great opportunity for any producer who is thinking of diversifying, improving, or expanding their operation.

After attending an informational session, those interested in applying for a grant must contact and work with an N.C. Cooperative Extension agent in their county or another county. Agents can provide important feedback to help determine if your idea is suitable for this grant and to improve your application.

NC AgVentures will award grants up to $8,000.

Deadline for applications is December 18, 2020.

 

4 informational workshops about the grant program will be offered online ONLY. 

You can participate on your computer, tablet or phone

The presentation will be the same at all four workshops.

You may register for more than one workshop.

Workshop Dates: October 21, November 2, November 19, and December 1.

Time: 6 p.m.

To register click on the following link: REGISTER ONLINE

Or visit: NC AgVentures

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Eli Snyder, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionEli SnyderExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial and Consumer Hort. Call Eli E-mail Eli N.C. Cooperative Extension, Wilkes County Center
Posted on Oct 19, 2020
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