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


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