2021 Small Farmer of the Year Award Applications Being Accepted
The Cooperation Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University is accepting applications for the 2021 Small Farmer of the Year Award. The winner will be announced during the Small Farmers’ Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.
The application deadline is Friday, August 14, 2020.
The award is given to a North Carolina Small Farmer who meets the following eligibility criteria:
· Generates 50 percent or more of his or her gross income from farming.
· Earned an average (over the last three years) annual gross farm income of less than $250,000.
· Operates a farm wherein the nominee or a family member provides general management for the business.
· Has never been a past Small Farmer-of-the-Year award recipient.