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Founding Funders

Seed investors for plant science excellence.

N.C. PSI was envisioned by farmers, championed by state leaders, overwhelmingly approved by the voters of North Carolina and has been eagerly anticipated by all stakeholders.

The idea for and energy behind this initiative came directly from North Carolina farmers, agricultural organizations and industry partners.

With the input and initial seed money from more than 40 agricultural and community organizations, N.C. PSI took root.

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Our Founding Funders

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AgCarolina Farm Credit
Blackland Farm Managers Association
Cape Fear Farm Credit
Carolina Farm Credit
Carolina Feed Industry Association
Carolinas Irrigation Association
Corn Growers Association of North Carolina
Fair Products, Inc.
Golden LEAF Foundation
N.C. Herb Association
NC Composting Council
NC Dairy Producers Association
NC Forage & Grassland Council
NC Green Industry Council
NC Nursery & Landscape Association
NC Poultry Federation
NC Small Grain Growers Association, Inc.
NC Strawberry Association
NC Tomato Growers Association
North Carolina Agricultural Consultants Association
North Carolina Blueberry Council
North Carolina Cattlemen’s Association
North Carolina Cotton Producers Association
North Carolina Farm Bureau
North Carolina Fisheries Association
North Carolina Irrigation Society
North Carolina Muscadine Grape Association
North Carolina Peach Growers’ Society
North Carolina Peanut Growers Association
North Carolina Pork Council
North Carolina Sod Producers Association
North Carolina Soybean Producers Association
North Carolina State Grange
North Carolina Vegetable Growers Association
North Carolina Watermelon Association
The North Carolina SweetPotato Commission, Inc.
Tobacco Associates, Inc.
Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina
Turfgrass Council of North Carolina
U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc.
Weed Science Society of NC