2018 WNC AgOptions Informational Session

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2018 WNC AgOptions Informational Session

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 6:00 – 7:30pm

You are invited to attend an informational meeting about the WNC AgOptions grant program for growers and producers in 2018. Jennifer Ferre, Program Coordinator, will be present to discuss the program, go over the 2018 application time line, and answer questions.

Grants of $3000 and $6000 are available to farmers located within a 22-county area of Western North Carolina* in 2018.

The meeting will take place at the Watauga County Agricultural Conference Center at 252 Poplar Grove Rd, Boone, NC on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30pm.

The Mission of WNC AgOptions:   Building sustainable farming communities in our mountain region by providing resources directly to farmers who are diversifying or expanding their operations. The ultimate goal of WNC AgOptions is to protect mountain farmland by assisting the longevity of farm enterprises. Priority is given to farmers who have tobacco history.

*Eligible Counties:  Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Clay, Cherokee, Cleveland, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga and Yancey.

WNC AgOptions is supported exclusively by the

NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission

and works in partnership with

                                                                                   NC Cooperative Extension and WNC Communities.

2018 Grant Opportunities Boone

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Photo of Kirsten DillmanKirsten DillmanCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (828) 264-3061 (Office) kirsten_dillman@ncsu.eduWatauga County, North Carolina
Posted on Aug 1, 2017
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