Building Economically Viable Small, Limited Resource, And/or Minority Owned/Operated Beef Cattle Farms in the NC Piedmont and Mountains

Organization:
North Carolina Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation, Inc.
Amount:
$46,324.55
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Wake
Description:

This project will provide no-tillage planters to small, limited resource, and/or minority owned and operated beef cattle farms in the Burke, Cabarrus, and Polk Soil and Water Conservation Districts. The planters will be used to improve pastures, reintroduce low maintenance native grass species, and establish wildlife food plots. The improvements will provide additional income through increased beef production and create the opportunity for additional income through the sale of hunting rights.

Contact:
Mr. Cecil Settle 5171 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 330 Raleigh, North Carolina 27612 (919) 510-4599
Areas Served:
Burke, Cabarrus, Polk

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