Posts tagged Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund

News Roundup: Nov. 16-22

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Forest Service program accepting Arbor Day Photo Contest entries,” Mountain Xpress: The N.C. Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry […]

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Today’s Topic: Farmland protection grants available; application deadline is Dec. 16

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” County governments and nonprofit groups pursuing farmland preservation projects can apply for funding assistance from the N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund. Grants can be used to help secure conservation easements on lands used for […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 10-16

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “NC Ag Commissioner Details Ag Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund Grant Awards,” Southern Farm Network: The Agricultural Development […]

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Today’s Topic: Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund awards $1.9 million to support projects across N.C.

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund recently awarded more than $1.9 million to help communities across the state protect farmland and promote agricultural enterprises. The trust fund was able to support 22 projects this year, […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 3-9

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “NC veterinarians say equine disease can be avoided,” Winston-Salem Journal:  North Carolina’s top veterinarian is urging equine owners to […]

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Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS accepting applications for farmland preservation grants

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Between 1970 and 2010, North Carolina lost more than 6 million acres of farmland and 97,000 farms, according to USDA statistics. It’s a trend Commissioner Troxler has been working to reverse through the work of the N.C. […]

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Today’s Topic: Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund awards grants totaling more than $2 million

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund recently awarded more than $2 million to help communities across the state protect farmland and promote agricultural enterprises. The trust fund was able to assist 20 projects with funding […]

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Today’s Topic: Farmland preservation grants

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Rhonda and Commissioner Troxler discuss grants totaling $1.8 million that the Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund recently awarded to help communities across the state protect farmland and promote agricultural enterprises. The grants will […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 19-25

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Ukrainian about to buy N.C. chicken processor: Bankrupt Townsends employs 1,200 in Chatham County, buys from farmers.” Charlotte Observer: […]

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Today’s Topic: Governor’s proposed budget not kind to agriculture

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Gov. Bev Perdue’s proposed budget, released last week, would cut the NCDA&CS by nearly 30 percent. The proposal would close seven agricultural research stations and transfer the Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund out of NCDA&CS, […]

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