Workshop: Farmland Preservation Workshops to be held across state

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15, 2014

CONTACT: Dewitt  Hardee, director
NCDA&CS  Farmland Preservation Programs
Farmland  Preservation workshops to be held across the state

RALEIGH – The N.C. Agricultural  Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund will hold six workshops across  the state for those interested in protecting local agricultural lands. The ADFP  Trust Fund will be collaborating with the state USDA Natural Resource  Conservation Service staff to host these workshops.

The Farmland Preservation  workshops target non-profit conservation organizations and county agencies.  Farmers, landowners and others interested in the preservation of working lands  are also encouraged to attend. The workshops are highly recommended for all  past, present or potential  recipients of federal and/or state grants  associated with farmland preservation. The workshops are free and open to the  public.
Workshops will be held from 9 a.m.  to 3 p.m. on the following dates:


  • Oct. 28 – Haywood County Center,       589 Raccoon Road, Waynesville;
  • Oct. 29 – Catawba County       Center, 1175 S. Brady Ave., Newton;
  • Nov. 5 – Guilford County       Center, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro;
  • Nov. 6 – Richmond County       Center, 123 Caroline St., Rockingham;
  • Nov. 12 – Sen. Bob Martin       Eastern Agricultural Center, 2900 N.C. Highway 125       South, Williamston;
  • Nov. 13 – Lois G. Britt       Agribusiness Center, University of Mount Olive, 652 R.B. Butler Drive,       Mount Olive;


For more information  and to register, go to <HTTP://> .


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