NCDA&CS awards agritourism grants
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has awarded grants to 29 agritourism farms for marketing projects.
The Agritourism Marketing Cost Share program is administered by the department’s agritourism office with funding from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission.
The department awarded a total of $50,000 in cost-share funding under the program.
Now is time for farmers, agribusinesses to prepare for hurricane season
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is encouraging farmers, livestock producers, food manufacturers, pesticide dealers, timber owners and other agribusinesses across the state to prepare now for hurricane season. Taking some precautions and thinking through your emergency plan now and discussing it with employees can help no matter what type of emergency strikes, Troxler says. Read More>>