WNC Livestock Marketing & Event Center

Organization:
WNC Communities
Amount:
$500,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Buncombe
Description:

The purpose of this grant is to fund construction costs for the WNC Livestock Marketing and Event Center, which will provide western North Carolina livestock producers with a local sales market that will reduce the significant costs associated with transporting cattle for sale at markets in Tennessee and elsewhere. The market is expected to handle the sale of approximately 30,000 head of cattle annually from western North Carolina counties.

Contact:
Mr. L. T. Ward 594 Brevard Rd. Asheville, North Carolina 28806-2300 828-318-5656
Areas Served:
Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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