Workshop: Farmland Preservation Workshops to be held across state

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15, 2014 CONTACT: Dewitt  Hardee, director NCDA&CS  Farmland Preservation Programs 919-707-3069 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…

Ag official criticizes Project Haystack

Ag official criticizes Project Haystack Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 11:25 pm By Joe Killian/News & Record joe.killian@news-record.com GREENSBORO — When Steve Troxler came to Guilford County on Wednesday morning, he wasn’t just here to speak as North Carolina’s agriculture secretary. He said he had another reason for calling a press conference at the Guilford County Prison…

Ag commissioner Troxler has ‘concerns’ about Project Haystack

Ag commissioner Troxler has ‘concerns’ about Project Haystack Monday, May 12, 2014, 5:55pm EDT Catherine Carlock Triad Business Journal A feasibility study for Project Haystack predicts that a 2,000-acre multijurisdictional industrial park, incorporating Guilford County’s prison farm site and another 1,200 acres that would be acquired, would generate an estimated $6.5 billion in private investment over…