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 continue. These funds are supporting multiple initiatives. To learn more or make a donation visit www.ncfb.org/Florence-Relief-Fund/
Pasture Renovation Seed Initiative: To replenish lost forage and to keep productive soils in the fields, the Hurricane Relief Fund is offering summer perennials or summer annuals for pasture renovation to eligible producers at no cost as supplies last.
Application Instructions: The application period closed March 17 at 9PM. Producers will be notified by April 1 of their application status by email only.
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.
April 25 - Durham Conservation District Novel Endophyte Fescue Field Day Click here for a Workshop Flier
Event at Caywood Farm, 2306 Moores Mill Road, Rougemount NC 27572. Come learn about establishing novel endophyte fescue, pasture rennovation, grazing management, and weed control. Free event with lunch; sponsored by Durham Conservatino District, Orange Conservation District, & Person Conservation District. RSVP by April 17 to 919.560.0558 or Lmarockak@dconc.gov.
SAVE THE DATE April 4, 2019 Henderson Conservation District's Soil Health Field Day
SAVE THE DATE June 4, 2019 Wake Conservation District's Improving Pastures Field Day
Check back later for local workshop details. Contact your local soil and water conservation district for technical assistance and opportunities with other conservation funds. To recieve email announcements regarding programs, please send your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org
BB&T, NC Farm Bureau, NC State Grange
Bowman Family, Carolina Farm Credit, NC Electric Membership Corporation, Sloan Family Foundation
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