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North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission

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Dec 9, 2022

Grants Expand Options for North Carolina Farmers

A $1.5 million grant from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission will help farmers upgrade, diversify and maintain family farms throughout the state. It is the latest in continued funding by the Commission to NC State’s AgVentures. 

Fraser Fir Seed Orchard

Dec 5, 2022

Scientists Prepare for Exploding Christmas Tree Seeds

A new seed facility will help NC State researchers prepare for the next generation of Fraser fir Christmas trees selected for their superior traits. 

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Feb 14, 2020

Partner Profile: NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission

For nearly 20 years, the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission has been a staple in advancing agriculture in North Carolina—and an important partner of NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

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Apr 13, 2018

Extension Announces 2018 N.C. AgVentures Grant Winners

North Carolina AgVentures cost-share grants strengthen agriculturally dependent families and communities by supporting farm operators who have innovative plans to diversify, expand, or implement new production, marketing or distribution strategies. 

Farmer in overalls and cap discussing his poinsettias

Dec 19, 2017

Grant Helps Farmer Develop a Christmas Destination

Kevin Gray has Christmas trees galore on his farm, and, with the help of NC State Extension, he’s growing a greenhouse full of poinsettias. 

Jul 12, 2013

PHHI Extension partnership lands $425,000 in grants

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension component of N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), in partnership with the university’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, has secured more than $400,000 in funding through two major grant programs to assist the state’s growers and agricultural operations in 2013. 

Nov 9, 2011

North Carolina FFA receives major grant from Tobacco Trust Fund Commission

The North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission has awarded $180,540 to the North Carolina FFA to improve high school agricultural education programs throughout the state.