FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2008
Dewitt Hardee, manager
NCDA&CS Environmental Programs
(919) 733-7125, ext. 256
Advisory committee for Agricultural Development and Farmland
Preservation Trust Fund to meet Sept. 3
RALEIGH - The Advisory Committee for the Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund will conduct a business meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Eaddy Agronomic Building, 4300 Reedy Creek Road. The meeting is open to the public.
The committee will begin preparing for the trust fund’s 2008-09 grant cycle.
The ADFP Trust Fund Advisory Committee advises Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler on the prioritization and allocation of money from the trust fund, program planning, and other areas for the growth and development of family farms in North Carolina. Members include farmers and representatives of agricultural organizations, state agencies and universities. More information is available at www.ncadfp.org.