FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, JAN. 18, 2011
||Dewitt Hardee, manager
NCDA&CS Environmental Programs
Advisory committee for farmland preservation
trust fund will hold conference call Jan. 25
RALEIGH – The Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund Advisory Committee will meet by conference call at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, to receive updates on the trust fund and current grant cycle. Members of the public can listen to the call by coming to the Hall of Fame Room on the first floor of the Agriculture Building, 2 W. Edenton St.
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.