The North Carolina Farm Bureau has established the "Hurricane Relief Fund" to support our state's farmers and rural neighbors as recovery efforts in your communities become more apparent. Major donors include Duke Energy and Bayer Crop Science. These funds are supporting multiple initiatives. To learn more or make a donation click here
Pasture Renovation & Cover Crop Seed Initiative - To replenish lost forage and to keep productive soils in the fields, the Hurricane Relief Fund is offering Cereal Rye and Triticale as pasture renovation or a winter cover crop to eligible producers at no cost as supplies last.
NOTE: The final winter order is being shipped, all landowners receive email notifications 12.4. If you have any questions call 919-510-4599, remember to leave a message and we will return your call.
The NC Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation is a public non-profit tax-exempt 501(c)3, that was chartered on 4.27.99 and obtained its non-profit status on 2.22.00. The Foundation headquarters are located 5171 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 330, in Raleigh. The Foundation funds projects addressing high priority natural resource and environmental issues while building conservation capacity.
The Foundation is seeking to raise $2 million in funds for the Operations Endowment to secure future finances. A pledge sheet and fact sheet can be found on the Giving/Contact Page. If you would like to make a donation or collaborate on a soil and water conservation district project, please contact our office.
Careers In Conservation Scholarship Program now accepting applications! The application period ends January 31, 2019.
December 12, 2018 Beaufort Conservation District's Soil Health Field Day to be held at the Beaufort County Agricultural Center at 155 Airport Road, Washington NC 27889. The event focuses on diverse cover crops and highlights comments from Will Mann, Dr. Rachel Vann and Rod Gurganus. Lunch and demonstration tour follows. RSVP at 252-946-4989 ext 3. Project supporters & partners include Cotton Inc, Southern SARE, USDA, and NC State University. Click Here for a Flierand Click Here for an Agenda.
December 14, 2018 Camden Conservation District's Soil Health Workshop to be held at Down River Farms at 1381 Highway 343 South, Shiloh NC. The even focused on how to build soil health and improve profits. Event is FREE, lunch included. RSVP Camden County Soil & Water Conservation District Facebook page or by calling 252-331-9353. Click Here for a flier.
December 18, 2018 Stanly Conservation District's Soil Health Field Day to be held at the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, 26032 Newt Road, Albemarle NC 28001. The event focuses on diverse cover crops and highlights comments from Buz Kloot, Carl Coleman and Nathan Lowder. Lunch is included, RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 704-986-3059. Project supporters & partners include Cotton Inc, Southern SARE, USDA, and NC State University. Click Here for a Flier
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April 4, 2019 Henderson Conservation District's Soil Health Field Day
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