RALEIGH — The N.C. Bioenergy Research and New and Emerging Crops Initiative recently awarded nearly $1 million in grants for nine projects to boost bioenergy opportunities and crop production in the state.

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018 14:04

Farm assistance extended to Dec. 20

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County farmers who suffered hurricane-related losses have two more days to apply for state help.

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RALEIGH — Farmers with damage and agricultural losses from Hurricane Florence and Tropical Storm Michael may be eligible for disaster assistance from the Hurricane Florence Agricultural Disaster Program of 2018. The $240 million bill, signed (Tuesday) by Gov. Roy Cooper, will provide direct assistance to farmers. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will administer the program.  

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