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AgCarolina Farm Credit Announces Grant Deadline

Raleigh, NC - AgCarolina Farm Credit is accepting grant applications through October 15 for programs benefitting farmers and rural residents in its thirty-four county service area in eastern North Carolina. Grants are available up to $5,000 per organization for programs in one of four focus areas: Education, Environment, Technology, or the Quality of

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Roots Run Deep - Lisa Lancaster

I married my sixth generation farmer when I was 19, still in college, working both a full-time and part-time job, knowing nothing about farm life. Both my parents worked outside of the home with a set work schedule. I was used to family gatherings with all of the family. We even went on family vacations once or twice each year.

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Roots Run Deep - Hunter Sutton

“I’m from a place where the ditches seem a little deeper, the land’s a little flatter, and the farms are bigger. The farmers around here tend the blackest, darkest, most mineral filled soil in the world called the Blacklands. If you’ve never seen it, you might not believe it, but if you could imagine the sand on a beach at one end of the spectrum, then this soil is at the other.

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