The North Carolina Specialty Crops Program – Developing New Crops and Agricultural Enterprises

North Carolina State University
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
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The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to provide a fourth year of funding to support the N.C. Specialty Crops Program, a program designed to keep agriculture profitable by identifying potential new crops, value-added products, and agricultural enterprises, and by providing the research, marketing support and grower education to make these crops/products profitable for growers. This year’s activities will focus on developing and introducing new value-added products, specifically the manufacture of paper, artificial fireplace logs, and ethanol from cotton stalks.

Ms. Karen A. Roddy2601 Wolf Village WayAdmin Services III, Suite 240Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7514(252) 985-9868
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