2004 Farm: Ronnie Sparks

r_sparks_1.jpg r_sparks_2.jpg r_sparks_3.jpg r_sparks_4.jpg

R. Sparks has grown tobacco since 1965 but with the decline in income he is looking to diversity into nursery plant production. Ronnie used his grant money to transition one acre of tobacco into one acre of boxwoods starters.

Income expected in 2006.

Because of this grant "I am transitioning from tobacco into boxwood production."

– Ronnie Sparks
Mitchell County

Ronnie Sparks is working closely with his NC Cooperative Extension Agent.

Contact the Local Extension Agent

Click these images for a larger view

Share