Category:  2006 Program

 

2006 Program Background

Background on the 2006 Program The Buncombe County Center of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension initiated an effort in the summer of 2003 to obtain a grant from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission to help stabilize and expand agricultural income and support farmland preservation. In cooperation with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, […]

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2006 Program

50 farmers were selected from 16 counties in western North Carolina to receive $3,500 grants. The grants provided partial coverage for expenses associated with their individual agricultural projects and enterprises. View the results by county or by topic. …More on the 2006 program Agricultural Tourism: Creating a unique experience for visitors to enjoy the ambiance […]

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2006 Topics

The NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission in partnership with the NC Cooperative Extension of the West District has created a program to support alternative agricultural enterprises that will help stabilize and expand agricultural income and support farmland preservation. The NC Department of Agriculture, Handmade in America and the NC Cooperative Extension have provided 50 grants […]

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2006 Topic: Crop

Farms Transitioning into New Crops — Select a Category —Agri-TourismCrop DiversificationFruits – VeggiesGreenhouse VegetablesLivestockMachineryNursery PlantsTrout Farms  Crop Diversification Kevin Welch Container Garden More >> Amy Chambers Greenhouse More >> Rickey Postell Christmas Trees More >> Mitch Plemmons Wildberry Farms Honey and Vegetables More >> Scott Paquin Organics More >> Craig Edwards Potatoes More >> Scott […]

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2006 Topic: Tourism

Agri-Tourism, Greenhouses & Buildings, Value-Added Processing — Select a Category —Agri-TourismCrop DiversificationFruits – VeggiesGreenhouse VegetablesLivestockMachineryNursery PlantsTrout Farms  Agri-Tourism Tom Hare Judith Hansen Briar Rose Farm Berries and Tourism More >> Diane Cornett Deal Cornett Deal Christmas Tree Farm Christmas Trees More >> Robert Reece Christmas Trees and Pumpkins More >> Amy Ager Hickory Nut Gap […]

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2006 Counties