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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More