2013 Program Background

2013 WNC AgOptions Awardees

 

County

Award

Farm

Project Name

Avery

$3,000

D & J Trees

Momi Fir Grafting and Native Mountain Ornamental Production

Avery

$6,000

South Valley Nursery & Landscaping

Micropropagation Lab

Avery

$6,000

Stines Farm

Beef Cattle Improvement Program

Buncombe

$6,000

Addison Farms

Winery and Vineyard Expansion

Buncombe

$6,000

Reems Creek Nursery & Landscaping

Heated Greenhouse Dedicated to Sustainably Grown Products

Buncombe

$6,000

Woody Farms

Packing and Grading Facility

Cherokee

$6,000

4 Sons Farm

On-farm Poultry Processing Facility

Clay

$3,000

SMM Farms

Greenhouse Production of Vegetable Plants

Clay

$6,000

Brothers on Farms

Lamb Expansion

Graham

$3,000

Taylors Greenhouse

Herbal Options

Haywood

$3,000

Walnut Cove Farms

Sustainable Vegetable Production

Henderson

$6,000

Fruit of the Spirit Orchard and Vineyard

Crop Diversification: Berry Juices and Jams

Henderson

$6,000

Stepp’s Plants, etc.

Expansion of Raspberries and Blueberries

Jackson

$6,000

Ward Farm

Customized Kinze Row Planting System

Macon

$6,000

Rabbit Creek Bee Company

Pollination Services

Madison

$4,500

Dancing Doe Farm

Heritage Hog Production

Madison

$6,000

Payne Dairy Farm

Replacement Heifer Barn

Madison

$6,000

Ramsey Farms

Cattle Handling Facility

McDowell

$6,000

Cove Creek Nursery/Farm

Expansion/Diversification to Grow Grain and Vegetables

McDowell

$6,000

Revis Russian Apiaries

Production and Evaluation of Russian Honey Bee Queens

Mitchell

$3,000

Whitson Farms

Cold Storage

Polk

$6,000

Smith’s Sweet Grass Farm

Improved Forage-based Genetics for Grass-fed Beef

Swain

$6,000

Balltown Bee Farm

Pizza Love! Mobile Pizza-making Oven for Value-added Products

Swain

$6,000

Van Winkle Farm

Shiitake and Goldenseal Production

Transylvania

$6,000

Calee’s Coops

Diversification Project: On-farm Feed

Watauga

$6,000

Tester Dairy Farm

Hydroponic Fodder System

Watauga

$6,000

Coffey’s Orchard at Coffey Grounds

Increased Sustainability with Better Storage and Marketing Space

Yancey

$3,000

MiLo Acres

Walk-in Cooler

 

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