RAFI grants available to tobacco growers

January 2005
Southeast Farm Press;1/5/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports on Tobacco growers, who trying to move into growing alternative crops will have the chance to learn about applying for a grant with the Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA, otherwise known as RAFI, according to Carl Cantaluppi, horticulture agent for the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service in Granville and Person counties. The Tobacco Communities Reinvestment Fund will make grants to farmers in Granville County in 2005 for demonstration of new alternatives to replace lost income.


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