FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, SEPT. 25, 2009
Dewitt Hardee, manager
NCDA&CS Environmental Programs
(919) 733-7125, ext. 256
Advisory committee for farmland preservation trust fund
will meet Sept. 30 in Raleigh
RALEIGH — The Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund Advisory Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Eaddy Agronomic Building, 4300 Reedy Creek Road. The meeting is open to the public.
The committee will receive an update on projects funded by the trust fund in 2008 and 2009. Staff of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will also inform members about preparations for the trust fund’s 2010 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.