Posts tagged specialty crops

Today’s Topic: Federal grants will support specialty-crop sector

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The 2014 farm bill increased funding for the federal Specialty Crop Block Grant Program to $72.5 million, which should lead to an increase in money allocated to North Carolina. The federal program aims to enhance the competitiveness […]

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News Roundup: March 26-April 1

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. “Cold snap shouldn’t harm NC strawberry crop,” WRAL-TV: It’s been a chilly spring so far, but it’s not cold […]

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Today’s Topic: Specialty crop block grants available

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda discuss the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. The program helps fund new projects to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops in the marketplace. Nearly $1.2 million is available this year through […]

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Today’s Topic: Grants available for specialty crops

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is offering grants to fund new projects to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops in the marketplace. Nearly $1.2 million will be available this year through a competitive […]

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