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Passive Watering System For Livestock
Bluebird Farm received a grant in 2011 to implement a passive watering system, allowing the farm to expand pastured livestock production and enhance its [...]
Transporting Farm Products to Regional Markets
Jeff Bender hopes to expand his vegetable and fruit production with institutional and wholesale customers, but the farm is limited by its ability to [...]
Dairy Farmer Builds New Micro-Bottling Plant
Ran-Lew Dairy received a grant to begin producing value-added products on his family's dairy. Through his project, he was able to begin producing bottled [...]
Reinventing a Fourth Generation Dairy
Lindley Farms Creamery was awarded a grant in 2012 to start a new cheese-making operation and an on-farm mozzarella cheesecake business.
Fifth-Generation Farmer Renovates Historic Grist Mill
A fifth generation cotton farmer, Butch Byrum lives and farms near the town of Edenton on the North Carolina coast. The fields of his family’s farm stretch [...]
Tomato Umbrella to Prevent Fungal Disease
Jason Roehrig and Shiloh Avery operate Tumbling Shoals Farm in Millers Creek, at the base of the High Country in Wilkes County. They grow all kinds of [...]
Carolina Gold Oil Company
R Britt Farms produces livestock and various commodity crops. In order to expand the farm operation and keep it profitable, Lee Britt, owner and operator, [...]
Cooperative Mushroom Fruiting Facility
A group of farmers have designed a mushroom production facility. They also cooperatively market their products.
Developing a Sustainable Grain Production Model
Edible Earthscapes has developed a small-scale, low impact, grain production model to utilize low value farmlands not suitable for vegetable production. [...]
Transporting Farm Products to Regional Markets
Jeff Bender hopes to expand his vegetable and fruit production with institutional and wholesale customers, but the farm is limited by its ability to [...]
Wash Station Improvements to Increase Efficiency & Food Safety
Jillian Mickens operates Open Door Farm, which was originally conceived on the Breeze Incubator Farm and has recently expanded onto its own property. The [...]
Barn Roof Water Collector & Dairy Parlor Wash Down
Suzanne Nelson’s Haw River Ranch is a diversified farm that produces dairy products, meats, fresh produce, and eggs. According to Suzanne, the farm is one [...]