Improving Marketing Opportunities for North Carolina Peanuts Through Evaluation of Yield and Quality of New Varieties

Organization:
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc.
Amount:
$35,386.45
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Wake
Description:

This Golden LEAF grant will support work to identify superior runner-type peanuts suitable for North Carolina, evaluate processing quality of new varieties of peanuts, and provide marketing opportunities for new varieties of peanuts. Runner-type peanuts are used primarily in peanut butter and candy, and have not historically been grown in North Carolina.

Contact:
Ms. Kathy Kennel Campus Box 7645 Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7645 919-515-9259
Areas Served:
Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Nash, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Wayne, Wilson, Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Washington, Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Cumberland, Hoke, New Hanover, Pender, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland

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