Grain Growers Implementation Funding Request

Organization:
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc.
Amount:
$250,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Wake
Description:

The goal of this grant is to assist the Grain Growers Cooperative in achieving an expedited entry into the marketing of grains, soybeans and other crops for the benefit of the state’s farmers. GCC will be an alternative for producers to organize and market their inputs cooperatively, thus retaining most of the profits from their work within their local communities. This project will provide meaningful economic alternatives for farmers in a new era of vertical integration and contract production of basic agricultural commodities.

Contact:
Ms. Kathy B. Kennel Campus Box 7645 Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7645 919-515-9262
Areas Served:
Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Nash, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Wayne, Wilson

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