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ADFP Trust Fund Advisory Committee Report

Grant Cycle V Recommendations

May 30, 2012

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The ADFP Trust Fund Advisory Committee has recommended to Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler the following selections for grant contracts based upon the anticipated state funding by the NC General Assembly for 2012-2013 fiscal year.  Contracts are scheduled to be forwarded to the selected applicants after July 1, 2012 provided state appropriations are allocated to the NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, ADFP Trust Fund.

Plans and Projects

Applicant

Title

Requested Amount

Proposed Grant

Total Project Value

Alleghany County SWCD

Alleghany FPP

$15,000

$15,000

$25,826

NC Foundation for S&WC

Sustaining Agriculture Under MTR II

$100,000

$100,000

$130,000

Henderson County

Henderson County Farm Fresh

$64,000

$64,000

$89,600

Washington County CES

Washington VAD

$4,000

$4,000

$7,345

Vance County

Vance Farmers Market

$100,000

$100,000

$400,000

Bladen County SWCD

Bladen Conservation Equipment

$98,000

$45,500

$138,000

Macon County SWCD

Macon VAD/EVAD

$12,760

$7,225

$26,560

NC's Eastern Region

PlanIT East Mapping

$12,000

$12,000

$16,000

Cumberland County CES

Cumberland Market Study

$51,800

$25,000

$60,077

*Operation Spring Plant

Fostering Bio-Fuel Growth

$100,000

$36,000

$132,700

TOTALS

$557,560

$408,725

$1,026,108

    Black = Agricultural Plan

    Green = Development Project

*Project tabled and funding allocation reserved until next ADFP Advisory Committee Meeting.  Additional information requested prior to receiving recommendation to receive contract.

Easements

Easement Name

Applicant Organization

Requested Amount

Proposed Grant

Total Project Value

Acres

County

FRPP

Perpetual

Lindale Farm

Triangle Land Conservancy

$270,000

$270,000

$845,000

195

Chatham

Yes

*Wilkins Farm

Alamance County

$281,000

$100,000

$116,726

27

Alamance

Cates Farm

N. A.  Land Trust

$99,687

$99,687

$506,411

25

Alamance

Yes

Dan Barrier Farm

Cabarrus Co.  SWCD

$89,600

$89,600

$179,200

35.4

Cabarrus

Jeffers Farm

So. App. High. Cons.

$55,330

$55,330

$486,340

57

Buncombe

Yes

Krider Farm

New River SWCD

$239,700

$239,700

$331,200

57.7

Ashe

**Ferguson Farm

Haywood Co. SWCD

$367,000

$285,781

$1,097,911

144

Haywood

Yes

Brown Farm

Buncombe Co. SWCD

$200,000

$200,000

$1,014,900

233

Buncombe

Yes

Gainey Farm (III)

Sandhills Land Trust

$256,655

$256,655

$366,555

165

Scotland

Almond Farm

LandTrust for C. NC

$54,713

$54,713

$168,852

80

Stanly

Yes

Totals

$1,913,685

$1,651,466

$4,944,243

939.1

*Only a portion of the Wilkins Farm easement recommended for purchase at this time due to limited state resource funds. ** Ferguson Farm offer reduced due to limited state resource funds. ADFP Trust is to provide enough funding to make match requirement for USDA-FRPP program funds.

 

The ADFP Trust Fund Advisory Committee recommends that the following requests be held at this time until additional state appropriations are received or until public notice is given requesting applications for another ADFP Grant Cycle.

Plans and Projects

Applicant

Title

Requested Amount

Proposed Grant

Total Project Value

Ft. Bragg Regional Alliance

Working Lands Transition Program

$332,500

$0

$432,250

 

Easements

Easement Name

Applicant Organization

Requested Amount

Proposed Grant

Total Project Value

Acres

County

FRPP

T.J. Harris Jr. Farm

Fishing Creek SWCD

$259,840

$259,840

$371,200

232

Halifax

Harris "Jumping Run" Farm

N. A. Land Trust

$189,925

$189,925

$676,275

107

Franklin

Yes

Mike Barrier Farm

Cabarrus Co.  SWCD

$85,165

$85,165

$199,214

33.8

Cabarrus

Braeburn Farm

Alamance County

$201,250

$201,250

$303,000

100

Alamance

Huneycutt Farm

LandTrust for C. NC

$171,787

$171,787

$637,148

140

Randolph

Yes

Paige Farm

Duplin County

$685,130

$658,130

$697,130

222

Duplin

Mac Country Acres

Wake Co. SWCD

$295,000

$295,000

$891,928

45.7

Wake

Yes

Kwapien Farm

Eno River Association

$275,000

$275,000

$459,500

134

Orange

Mackie Farm

Foothills Conservancy

$110,000

$110,000

$365,000

110

Catawba

Black Diamond Truffle Farm

Piedmont Land Conservancy

$81,047

$81,047

$124,071

34.4

Yadkin

For additional information or questions, please contact the ADFP Trust Fund Office at 919-707-3071.

 

North Carolina Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund
2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3071



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