Small Farms Resources at NC A&T State University

Late August nomination deadline for 2016 Small Farmer of the Year

calendar_iconThe nomination deadline for the 2016 North Carolina A&T Small Farmer of the Year Award is Friday, Aug. 21. The award will be presented on Small Farmers Appreciation Day in March to a farm in North Carolina that exemplifies success, innovation and leadership in small-scale agriculture. For farmers to be eligible, they must receive at least half their gross income from farming, have averaged less than $250,000 in annual gross farm revenue over the last three years, and a family member must be making general management decisions for the farm. Nomination forms are available at the SAES website. Members of the Extension field staff who know of farmers who qualify for the award are urged to submit a nomination. And members of the Extension field staff who would like some tips on what it takes to win the award should take a look at the video overview  or website profile  of the high-tunnel hoop structures, transplant production and other innovations that brought Magnolia and Louis Williams the 2015 N.C. Small

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