UMO AgPrime Grant Program

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The University of Mount Olive Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center is pleased to announce a new round of funding of the UMO AgPrime Grant Program. This project provides funding to North Carolina farmers for new and/or innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. Supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, this program is designed to strengthen farms and communities that were negatively impacted by the downturn of the tobacco economy. The University of Mount Olive AgPrime grants are available in the following counties: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Gates, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Moore, Montgomery, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pender, Richmond, Robeson, Scotland, Tyrrell, and Washington. Projects may be funded up to $10,000 per applicant.

Full details for the AgPrime Grant

Applicants can find UMO AgPrime Grant application and instructions at the following website:

AgPrime 2021

For additional information please contact Ed Emory, UMO AgPrime at, 910-290-1002 or Stan Dixon, UMO AgPrime,, 252-526-1587.

Applications are now open. Applications are due before 5 p.m., December 18, 2020.

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Susan Johnson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSusan JohnsonAdministrative Coordinator, FCS, Urban Horticulture. Livestock Support Call Susan E-mail Susan N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County Center
Posted on Nov 16, 2020
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