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NC AgVentures grant
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NC AgVentures, a North Carolina Cooperative Extension program, provides grants to NC farmers for new and innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. The program will award an average of $5,000 to $12,000. The grant submission period is closed.  We hope to have new funding for next year.  Please check with your Extension agent at the end of Oct. 2016 to inquire about new grant opportunities. NC AgVentures is supported  by a grant from the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. To learn more about the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission please visit: http://www.tobaccotrustfund.org/

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NC AgVentures grant
submission is closed

NC AgVentures, a North Carolina Cooperative Extension program, provides grants to NC farmers for new and innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. The program will award an average of $5,000 to $12,000. The grant submission period is closed.  We hope to have new funding for next year.  Please check with your Extension agent at the end of Oct. 2016 to inquire about new grant opportunities. NC AgVentures is supported  by a grant from the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. To learn more about the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission please visit: http://www.tobaccotrustfund.org/

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Wake County
Agribusiness Council Annual Fall Tour Sept. 15

Wake County Agribusiness Council invites you to our annual Fall Tour! Thursday, September 15th, 9:00 a.m. at BASF Research Farm located at 7308 Rouse Road, Holly Springs, NC. Please see attached flyer for additional information. (See attached file: BASF Fall 2016 Tour WCAgribusinessCouncil.pdf) PLEASE SHARE! Thanks, Dale Threatt-Taylor VP Wake County Agribusiness Council Dale Threatt-Taylor District Director Wake Soil & Water Conservation District Agricultural Services Bld. 4001-D Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610 919-250-1068 work, 919-669-8596 cell

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