• By April W Bowman
  • Posted Friday, October 8, 2021

NC AgVentures Grants Available

NC AgVentures will award grants up to $8,000. The FINAL deadline for applications is 8 p.m., December 15th, 2021.

NC AgVentures, is an NC State Extension program that provides grants to NC farmers and Community Groups for new and innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. The program, which is supported by the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, will award a minimum of 40 grants to independent family farms. This is a great opportunity for any producer who is thinking of diversifying, improving, or expanding their operation. Farmers or community organizations that work directly with farmers from the following counties are eligible to apply: Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Forsyth, Gaston, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Iredell, Johnson, Lincoln, Martin, Mecklenburg, Nash, Northampton, Orange, Person, Pitt, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Sampson, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Union, Vance, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, Wilkes, Warren, Yadkin.

Information Workshops will be offered online. You can participate on your computer, tablet, or phone. The presentation will be the same at all four workshops You may register for more than one workshop.
Workshop Dates:

  • Oct. 19th
  • Nov. 3rd
  • Nov. 16
  • Dec. 1
  • Time: 4:30 PM

    To register for a workshop or to learn more click on the following link: https://agventures.ces.ncsu.edu/.

    For more information or assistance with livestock grants, email, April Bowman, Extension Agent, Livestock, Forages, and 4-H Youth Development at awbowman@ncsu.edu or call 336-703-2855. For assistance with grants for edible fruit and vegetables email, Celine Richard, Extension Agent, Horticulture at cvrichar@ncsu.edu or call 336-703-2869. For assistance with field crops contact Tim Hambrick, Extension Agent, Agriculture at tim_hambrick@ncsu.edu or call 336-703-2857.

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