Madison County Alternative Agriculture Initiative

Organization:
Madison County
Amount:
$80,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Madison
Description:

This project is designed to assist current burley tobacco farmers as they make the transition from growing tobacco to growing other crops or to alternative careers. To accomplish this objective, up to 25 farmers will be provided assistance with growing alternative crops and entrepreneurial training. Additionally, funding will be used to support a strategic planning process as the county adapts to declining markets for burley tobacco.

Contact:
Mr. Ross Young P.O. Box 579 Marshall, North Carolina 28753 (828) 649-2411
Areas Served:
Madison

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