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NC AgVentures, an NC State Extension program, which is supported by the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, provides grants to NC independent farmers for new and innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. The program will award a minimum of 20 grants averaging between $5,000 and $10,000 each. NC AgVentures grants are available to farmers in the following counties: Duplin, Edgecombe, Forsyth, Greene, Guilford, Harnett, Johnston, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Pitt, Rockingham, Sampson, Stokes, Surry, Wayne, Wilson, and Yadkin.

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Harnett County Center will host an informational meeting for interested applicants on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the office located at 126 Alexander Drive Suite 300 Lillington NC 27546. The deadline to apply for the grant is 3 p.m. on January 11, 2019. For more information please contact Selena McKoy or Brian Parrish at 910-893-7530 or visit the NC AgVentures website