Sustainable Agricultural Solutions Manufactured From Negative-Value Waste Resources

Organization:
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc.
Amount:
$200,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Wake
Description:

This grant will be used to support further research and product development by Novovita, Inc., of a paper-like material, manufactured from poultry wastes, to be used as crop cover, bedding, and fertilizer. Farmers will benefit from the project by being able to grow high-value crops using cost-efficient and environmentally friendly growing techniques and/ or by starting small-scale poultry operations without the larger acreage now required for waste management.

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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