Milsana Bioprotectant – A Biochemical Product for Horticulture (with KHH BioSci, Inc.)

Organization:
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc.
Amount:
$22,470.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Wake
Description:

KHH BioSci, Inc., and NC State University are collaborating on this project to grow giant knotweed to be used in the production of the bioprotectant Milsana. Funding from the Golden LEAF Foundation would be used as incentives to farmers to grow and market the plant. Ultimately, the project anticipates needing to have at least 2,000 acres of giant knotweed in cultivation. Eastern North Carolina is especially suited to growing knotweed.

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, 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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