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2016 Counties

   Click any county for details, or use these links: Avery (1) :: Buncombe (3) :: Caldwell (2) :: Cherokee (1) Clay (1) :: Cleveland (1) :: EBCI (1) :: Graham (1) Haywood (1) :: Henderson (1) :: Macon (2) :: Madison (1) McDowell (1) :: Mitchell (2) :: Polk (1) :: Rutherford (1) Swain […]

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List of 2015 WNC AgOptions Recipients

County Award Farm Project Name Avery $6,000 Sh-Nanny-Gans Targeted and Rotational Grazing Avery $3,000 Wards Farm Cattle Handling System Buncombe $6,000 Holt Livestock Breeding and Feeding Facility for Show Pig Production Buncombe $3,000 Jasperwood Farm Construction of a Bulk Pumpkin and Winter Squash Curing Facility Buncombe $6,000 Rolling Ridge Farm Cattle Handling System Burke $6,000 […]

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2015 Counties

    Click any county for details, or use these links: Avery (2) :: Buncombe (3) :: Burke (1) :: Caldwell (1) Cherokee (1) :: Clay (1) :: Cleveland (1) :: Graham (1) :: Haywood (1) Henderson (1) :: Jackson (2) :: Macon (1) :: Madison (3) McDowell (1) :: Polk (1) :: Rutherford (1) […]

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2015 Program

In February 2015 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 31 farm businesses grants totaling $168,000 to assist in farm diversification and expansion. Six of the farm businesses received $3,000 and 25 received $6,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of farm businesses as well as provide demonstration to other transitioning farmers. Read the news release! Mission […]

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2015 Topics

In February 2015 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 31 farmers grants totaling $168,000 to assist them in diversifying their farms. Six of the farm businesses received $3,000 and 25 received $6,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of farm businesses as well as provide demonstration to other transitioning farmers.   Topic/County Award Farm Recipient(s) Project […]

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2014 Counties

  Click any county for details, or use these links: Avery (1)   ::    Buncombe (1)   ::   Burke (1)   ::   Cherokee (1) Caldwell (1)   ::   Clay (1)   :: Graham (1)   ::   Haywood (1)   ::   Henderson (2)   ::   Jackson (1) Macon (1)   ::   Madison (4)   ::   McDowell (1)   ::   Mitchell (1) Polk (2)   ::   Rutherford (1)   ::   Swain (1) Transylvania […]

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2014 Program Background

2014 WNC AGRICULTURAL OPTIONS RECIPIENTS County Award Farm Project Name Avery $6,000 South Valley Nursery Greenhouse for Micropropagated Plants Buncombe $6,000 Shady Place Farms Structure to House Value-added Freezer Beef Burke $6,000 Bluebird Farm Sustainable Hoophouse Farrowing Caldwell $6,000 Blue Ridge Apiaries Nuc Production Expansion Cherokee $6,000 Stockbridge Farms Cold Storage for Pastured Poultry Clay […]

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2014 Program

In February 2014 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 29 farm businesses grants totaling $153,000 to assist in farm diversification and expansion. Seven of the farm businesses received $3,000 and 22 received $6,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of farm businesses as well as provide demonstration to other transitioning farmers. Read the news release! Mission […]

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2014 Topics

In January 2014 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 29 farmers grants totaling $153,000 to assist them in diversifying their farms. Seven of the farm businesses received $3,000 and 22 received $6,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of farm businesses as well as provide demonstration to other transitioning farmers.   Topic/County Award Farm Recipient(s) Project […]

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2013 Program

In January 2013 the WNC Agricultural Options Program awarded 28 farmer businesses grants totaling $148,500 to assist in farm diversification and expansion. Six of the farm businesses received $3,000, one received $4,500 and 21 received $6,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of farm businesses as well as provide demonstration to other transitioning farmers. Read the […]

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