Grant-Funded Projects

Frequently used acronyms

CAR = Crops at Risk
CIG = Conservation Innovation Grant
NIFA = National Institute of Food and Agriculture
NRCS = National Resources Conservation Service
NRI = National Research Initiative
NSF = National Science Foundation
OREI = Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative
SARE = USDA Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture and Research Education

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Project TitleResearchersFunding SourceAmountYears   
Enhancing the Sustainability of US Cropping Systems through Cover Crops and an Innovative Information and Technology NetworkCo-PI's: Reberg-Horton, Samuel Christopher, Leon Ramon Gonzalo, Woodley PhD Alexander LakeUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - Agriculture Research Service)$9,994,4042019 - 2024
Expanding Farming Benchmarking Results Through Multi-State Collaborations And MentoringLead Institution: University of Missouri; Co-PI: Liang, KathleenUSDA- NIFA$500,0002019 - 2020
Southern Region SARE Sustainable Agriculture Training Programs - PDP - 2019-2020 Model State Program - Program AssistantPI: Reberg-Horton, Samuel ChristopherUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$33,3332019 - 2020
SNAP-Ed Steps to Health FY19 ProposalCo-PI's: Lindesy Maslow, Patricia Dunn, Carolyn Bird, Anne Hardison - Moody, Dara Bloom, Michael Edwards, Gretchen Hofing, Koralalage JayaratneNC Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture - Food and Nutrition Services (USDA FNS))$2,209,735 2018 - 2019
EmPOWERing Mountain Food Systems: Cultivating a Profitable Local Food Industry Cluster through Entrepreneurial and Business Support, Infrastructure Development, Training, Leadership Development and Capacity BuildingCo-PI's: Laura Lauffer, Nancy Creamer, Krystal Chojnacki, Abbey Piner, Carla Barbieri, Robyn Stout, Sarah Blacklin, Bevelyn Ukah, Tessa Thraves, Whitney KnollenbergAppalachian Regional Commission (ARC)$1,100,000 2019 - 2022
Examining Food Insecurity in Rural America: A Qualitative StudyPI: Lindsey MaslowShare Our Strength (Prime--Corporation for National and Community Service)$125,000 2018 - 2019
Effectively Using Permanent and Temporary Electric Fence Technology: Adviser Training to Support Producers Implementing Adaptive Grazing Management.Co-PI's: Matt Poore, Johnny Rogers, Deidre HarmonSouthern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)$79,954 2019 - 2020
Statewide Systemic Change in the Food System: A Path to Environmental Health and Sustainability, Social and Economic Justice, and Community-Based DemocracyCo-PI's: Nancy Creamer, Abbey Piner, Angel CruzZ. Smith Reynolds Foundation$75,000 2019 - 2020
Understanding Tradeoffs for Cover Crop Deployment in Organic Sweet PotatoCo-PI's: Anders Huseth, Alec WoodleySouthern Region IPM Center$29,990 2019 - 2020
Uncovering Winter Crop Effect on Soybean Production in North CarolinaCo-PI's: Rachel Vann, Alex Woodley, David JordanNC Soybean Producers Association, Inc.$25,926 2019 - 2020
Evaluating Benefits of Winter Annual Cover Crop Systems for Organic Sweet Potato in North CarolinaCo-PI's: Alex Woodley, Anders Huseth, Chris Reberg-HortonOrganic Farming Research Foundation$19,878 2019 - 2020
Community Food Share ProjectPI: Dara BloomFarmer Foodshare (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$14,962 2018 - 2021
Examining the Impact of North Carolina's Statewide Healthy Food Small Retailer Policy on Diet-Related Outcomes in Rural Food DesertsCo-PI's: Lindsey Maslow, Kathryn BoysUNC - East Carolina University (Prime--Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)$14,796 2018 - 2019
Evaluating Cow-calf Production Efficiency By Comparing Mature Cow Weight and Calf Weaning WeightCo-PI's: Matt Poore, Deidre Harmon, Johnny RogersNC Cattlemen's Association$6,972 2019
Determination of Cow and Calf Stress Associated with Different Weaning StrategiesCo-PI's: Carrie Pickworth, Matt Poore, Deidre HarmonNC Cattlemen's Association$6,750 2019
Utilizing Craft Brewing Side Streams of Trub, Hops, and Yeast Mix (THYM) as a Novel Feed Additive and an Alternative to Monensin in Beef Cattle DietsCo-PI's: Deidre Harmon, Matt Poore, Johnny Rogers, April ShaefferNC Cattlemen's Association$6,710 2019
Comparison of Stocker Cattle Performance on Two Double-Crop Forage SystemsCo-PI's: Carrie Pickworth, Diedre Harmon, Matt Poore, Joan EisemannNC Cattlemen's Association$6,300 2019
Utilizing Cool-Season Annual Grasses and Grass-Legume Mixtures for Grazing and SilageCo-PI's: Deidre Harmon, Matt Poore, Johnny Rogers, April ShaefferNC Cattlemen's Association$6,236 2019
Whole Cottonseed and Cotton Gin Byproduct for Beef CattleCo-PI's: Matt Poore, Deidre Harmon, Carrie PickworthNC Cattlemen's Association$6,230 2019
Effects of Cover Crops and Tillage on Long-Term Tillage PlotsCo-PI's: Deanna Osmond, Alex Woodley, Joshua HeitmanCorn Growers Association of NC, Inc.$6,000 2019 - 2020
Targeted Risk Management Training at the Carolina Meat Conference for New Meat ProducersCo-PI's: Sarah Blacklin, Nancy CreamerUniversity of Arkansas (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$5,000 2019
Young Scholar Enhancement Grant: Incorporating Experiential Learning into 4-H Youth CampsCo-PI's: Rebecca Dunning, Dara BloomUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$3,889 2019
Forage Distribution, Yield, and Nutritive Value of 5 Commercially Available Crabgrass Varieties Established Either Broadcasted or No-Till DrilledCo-PI's: Deidre Harmon, Matt Poore, April Scaeffer, Johnny Rogers
NC Cattlemen's Association$3,499 2019
NSF Coupled Natural Systems and Human Systems – An Integrated Approach to Alleviate Food DesertsCo-PI's: Manoj Jha (PI, A&T), Kathleen Liang (A&T), Lyubov A Kurkalova (A&T), Leila Hashemi Beni (A&T), Gregory H. Monty (A&T), Tim Mulrooney (NCCU)National Science Foundation (NSF)$750,000 2018-2021
Enhancing the Value of the National Farm Financial Benchmarking DatabaseCo-PI: Robert Craven (PI, University of Minnesota), Dale Nordquist (University of Minnesota), Kathleen Liang (A&T)US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)$400,000 2018-2019
Developing Beginning Farmers with Socially Disadvantaged GroupCo-PI's: Kathleen Liang (Collaborator)US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)$200,000 2018-2020
Does Organic Farming Promote Soil Microbial Communities with High Nitrogen use Efficiency in Acidic Southeastern US Soils?Co-PI's: Shuijin Hu, Chris Reberg-Horton, Wayne Robarge, Alex WoodleyUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$500,000 2018-2020
Southern Regional SARE Professional Development Program - Model State Program AssistantPI: Chris Reberg-HortonUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$55,555 2018-2019
AgVETS - OCIF Incubator Farm Grant 2018 EvaluationCo-PI's: Susan Jakes, Becky Bowen, Rebecca DunningVeterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$24,997 2018-2021
“Spiraling-Up”: Using Ripple Effect Mapping to Evaluate an Extension Volunteer Program’s Impact on Social Capital in Rural AreasPI: Jessica Dara BloomRural Sociological Society$4,527 2018-2019
A Comprehensive Approach to Growing Successful Beginning Meat ProducersCo-PI’s: Sarah Blacklin, Nancy Creamer, Rebecca Dunning, Matthew Poore, Robert Branan, Margaret Bell Ross, Robyn Stout, Silvana Pietrosemoli, Alan FranzleubbersUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$599,020 2018-2021
Farm Labor Management and Decision MakingCo-PI: Kathleen LiangUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$500,000 2018-2021
Determining Baseline Losses in Specialty Crop Production and Understanding Supply-Chain Constraints to Total UtilityCo-PI’s: Rebecca Dunning, Lisa JohnsonWorld Wildlife Fund$150,000 2018-2019
Revitalizing Urban and Rural Communities via Small Business Entrepreneurship and Re-investment in Idle ResourcesCo-PI: Kathleen LiangPurdue University Diversity Transformation Collaboration program$7,000 2018-2019
National Farm to School Network Partner to Partner Mentor ProgramPI: Tessa ThravesTides Foundation – National Farm to School Network$4,000 2018
Cover crops: The Cornerstone of Water Management in The Face of Increasing Demand and A Changing ClimatePI: Chris Reberg-HortonUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$5,190,616 2018-2022
CREST Center for Bioenergy, Phase IICo-PI's: Shahbazi, Schimmel, Ilias, Wang, Kuila, Kabadi, Lou, Arvamudhan (JSNN)National Science Foundation’s Research Traineeship (NRT) Program$5,000,000 2018-2022
Connecting for Impact: A Network of Food Councils Activating Lasting ChangeCo-PI's: Abbey Piner, Shorlette Ammons, Margaret KnightBlue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation$2,018,000 2018-2022
North Carolina Farm to Childcare: State Level Change in North Carolina as a Model for the NationCo-PI's: Nancy Creamer, Dara Bloom, Joanna Lelekacs, Lucy Bradley, Tessa Thraves, Rebecca Dunning, Caroline Stover, Rajade Berry-James, Shorlette AmmonsW. K. Kellogg Foundation$675,000 2018-2020
Product Liability and Product Contamination Insurance: Improving Food Safety, Ensuring Market Access, and Boosting Profitability for Specialty Crop ProducersCo-PI's: Kathryn Boys, Barry Goodwin, Rebecca DunningUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$499,079 2018-2022
Developing an Innovative Peer Mentoring Model through an
Agroecology and Sustainable Food System Ambassador
Program
PI: Michelle Schroeder-MorenoNC State – CALS Dean’s Enrichment Grant Program$18,900 2018-2020
Improving Strategies for Hunger Relief and Food Security Using Computational Data ScienceCo-PI's: Lauren Davis, Seong-Tae Kim, Kenrette Jefferson-Moore, Steven Jiang, Albert EsterlineNational Science Foundation’s Research Traineeship (NRT) Program$3,000,000 2017-2022
Ginger Propagation and Production Protocol Development for Niche MarketsCo-PI's: Gouchen Yang, Sanjun GuUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$864,771 2017-2020
Statewide Farm to School Capacity BuildingPI: Tessa ThravesBlue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation$855,000 2017-2021
Strengthening Local Food Systems Through Children: The Role of Agritourism in Agricultural Literacy and Purchasing Behaviors of Local FoodsCo-PI's: Carla Barbieri, Kthryn Stevenson, Whitney Grace KnollenbergUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$499,536 2017-2021
Farm Benchmarking Financial ManagementCo-PI: Kathleen Liang (NC A&T Subaward); Lead Insitution: University of VermontUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture - AFRI$485,000 2018
Optimization of the Indoor production of selected specialty crops to increase concentration of health related phytochemicals. -- Proof of conceptCo-PI's: Ricardo Hernandez, Penelope Perkins-VeazieAccess Business Group LLC$315,446 2018-2020
Entrepreneurial Strategies and Regional Food NetworkPI: Kathleen LiangUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)$265,033 2017-2019
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) ProgramCo-PI's: Chris Reberg-Horton, Jessica Dara Bloom, Sarah Bowen, Shuijin HuUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$100,000 2017-2019
Center for Environmental Farming Systems: Local Food Policy Council of NC Achieving Equitable Community Economic Development ProjectPI: Nancy CreamerZ. Smith Reynolds Foundation$40,000 2017-2018
NCSU - Sustaining Networks, Leadership, and Local Food Markets for Historically-Underserved Populations at NC UniversitiesPI: Robyn StoutZ. Smith Reynolds Foundation$25,000 2017-2019
Piedmont Progressive Farmers Food Hub Organizational Development and Feasibility StudyCo-PI's: Becky Bowen, Rebecca DunningPiedmont Progressive Farmers Group (PPFG)$21,770 2017-2018
Childcare Outdoors as Active Food System: Effectiveness of POD Gardening ComponentCo-PIs: Nilda Cosco, Robin Moore, Jessica Dara Bloom, Lora Goodell, Lucy Bradley, Daowen ZhangUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$988,645 2017-2022
A Multi-Level Approach to Prevent Obesity: Extension and Engagement in Four North Carolina CountiesCo-PI's: Anne Hardison-Moody, Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, Jessica Dara Bloom, Michael Schulman, Lorelei Jones, Patricia Dunn, Sarah Bowen, Jason Bocarro, Micael Kanters, James Hipp, Michael Edwards, Myron Flyod, Cintia Aguilar, Jill Kuhlberg, Lindsay ElliottCenters for Disease Control & Prevention (Prime--US Dept. of Health & Human Services (DHHS))$773,677 2016-2017
A Supply Chain Approach to Finding Win-Win Sustainable Solutions for Edible but Unharvested ProduceCo-PIs: Rebecca Dunning, Lisa Johnson, Nancy Creamer, Michael Boyette, Kathryn Boys, Jessica Dara BloomUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$219,971 2017-2019
Creating Long-Term Solutions to Advance Farmer Profitability and Market Capacity for NC Pastured MeatsCo-PIs: Sarah Blacklin, Rebecca Dunning, Sheila NealGolden Leaf Foundation$151,405 2016-2018
Recruiting, Retention and Education for Urban and Community Horticulture through Experiential Learning, Scholarships and PartnershipsCo-PIs: Guochen Yang, Sanjun GuUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$147,000 2017-2020
Moving Regional Food Systems Toward Sustainability: An Adaptive and Interactive Online Course in Local Food System Development for NC, SC, and VA Extension Agents and Other Service ProvidersCO-PIs: Joanna Lelekacs, Jessica Dara BloomUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$79,985 2017-2019
Connecting NC Agriculture and Healthcare: A Nutrition Education Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program to Support Healthier Diets and Local FarmCo-PIs: Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, NC State University (NCSU PI); Nancy Creamer, NCSU;
Amy Lanou, UNC Asheville (UNCA); Ben Aiken, MAHEC Family Medicine Residency Program, Asheville; Rebecca Dunning, NCSU
Kathryn Boys, NCSU; Amir Barzin, UNC-CH Family Medicine; Laurel Sisler, UNC-CH Family Medicine; Avril Rowderdink, UNC Healthcare; Brad Wilson UNC School of Medicine
UNC System Inter-Institutional (agency)$72,500 2017-2018
Southern Region SARE Professional Development - Model State Program – AssistantPI: Chris Reberg-HortonUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$55,555 2017-2018
Instruction of a USDA Sponsored Course - Pastureland Ecology ICo-PIs: Matthew Poore, Paul Siciliano, April Shaeffer, Johnny RogersUS Dept. of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS)$53,368 2017
Southeast Cattle Handling for Women Producers: Advanced BQA Training and Farm SafetyCo-PIs: Matthew Poore, April Shaeffer, Harrison DudleyUniversity of Arkansas (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$49,998 2017-2018
Renewable Resources Extension Funds for developing programs to support small family farms and woodlandsPI: Joshua IdassiUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$13,500 2017-2018
Understanding Labor Issues for Small and Medium Sized FarmsCo-PI: Kathleen Liang (Subaward at NC A&T); Lead Institution: University of Vermont.US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture- AFRI$500,000 2016-2020
Center for Environmental Farming Systems: Local Food Policy Council of NC Achieving Equitable Community Economic Development ProjectPI: Nancy CreamerZ Smith Reynolds Foundation$40,000 2016-2018
New Tools for Cover Crop ResearchPI: Chris Reberg-HortonEnvironmental Defense Fund$25,000 2016-2017
Potential for Differential Somatic Cell Count (dSCC) to Predict Mastitis IncidenceCo-PIs: Christian Maltecca, Kevin Anderson, Steven WashburnNorth Carolina Dairy Producers Association (NCDPA)$6,993 2016-2017
Impact of Protein Supplementation on Health Performance of Weaned Beef Calves Consuming Endophyte-Infected Tall FescueCo-PI's: Carrie Pickworth, Daniel Poole, Matthew PooreNC Cattlemen's Association$6,990 2017
Developing Renovation Strategies for Toxic Infected Tall Fescue that Best Manages for Profitability, Animal Performance and Soil Health of the Production SystemCo-PI's: Matthew Poore, Daniel Poole, Miguel CastilloNC Cattlemen's Association$6,954 2017
Effects of Starch Level Fed to Cattle During Pasture Finishing on Growth, Carcass Traits, and Meat QualityCo-PIs: Matthew Poore, Carrie PickworthNC Cattlemen's Association$6,914 2017
The Effect of Light Quality on Blueberry Seed GerminationCo-PIs: Ricardo Hernandez, Hamid Ashrafi, Jessica SpencerNC Agricultural Foundation, Inc (Prime--NC Blueberry Council)$5,846 2017-2018
NC Choices' Carolina Meat ConferencePI: Sarah BlacklinUniversity of Arkansas (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$5,000 2017
CEFS support of Farm to Pre/School: Building Coalition and Network CapacityPI: Tessa ThravesNational Farm to School Network$4,000 2017-2019
CSU Livestock/Forage Educational Booth at the NC Cattlemen's ConferenceCo-PIs: Matthew Poore, Harrison Dudley, April Shaeffer, Johnny Rogers, Daniel PooleNC Cattlemen's Association$3,780 2017
Mobile and On-farm Vegetable Dehydration Demonstration UnitsCo-PIs: Michael Boyette, Lisa JohnsonNC Vegetable Growers Association$2,000 2016-2017
Community Food Strategies (CFS): Facilitating Food Sovereignty through Food Policy Council Support and DevelopmentCo-PIs: Piner Abbey, Nancy CreamerW. K. Kellogg Foundation$1,502,400 2016-2019
Growing New Roots: Grafting to Enhance Resiliency in U.S. Vegetable IndustriesCo-PIs: Frank Louws, Penelope Perkins-Veazie, Olha Sydorovych, Christopher Gunter, Ricardo Hernandez, Katherine Jennings, Dilip Panthee, Jonathan Schultheis (contracts with 9 other Universities)US Department of Agriculture (USDA)-National Institute of Food and Agriculture$3,276,666 2016-2018
North Carolina Farm to Childcare: State Level Change in North Carolina as a Model for the NationCo-PIs: Nancy Creamer; Dara Bloom; Joanna Lelekacs; Lucy Bradly; Robin Moore; Nilda Cosco; Tessa Thraves; Nichole Huff; Rebecca DunningW. K. Kellogg Foundation$700,000 2016-2018
CEFS Long-Term Systems Research: Providing the Building Blocks for Resilient Food Production SystemsCo-PIs: Chris Reberg-Horton, Wayne Robarge, Jessica Dara Bloom, Sarah Bowen, Wesley Everman, Michelle Schroeder, Alan Franzleubbers, Nancy CreamerUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA))$100,000 2016-2018
Implement plan of Work for the Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program (Sustainable Agriculture Training Program: Model State Program)Co-PIs: Chris Reberg-Horton, Sanjun GuUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Department of Agriculture (USDA))$22,222 2016-2018
Southern Region SARE Sustainable Agriculture Training Program- PDP- Model State Program- AssistantCo-PIs: Chris Reberg-Horton, Sanjun GuUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Department of Agriculture (USDA))$22,222 2016-2018
Enhancing Extension's Food Council Program Support: Building Skills to Drive Collaboration and Align ImpactsPI: Abbey PinerNC Cooperative Extension's Local Food Program Grant$5,000 2016
CEFS, NC Choices and Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Presents:The May Meat SeriesPI: Sarah BlacklinNC Cooperative Extension ‰ÛÒ Local Food Program Grant$4,990 2016
Building University Market Opportunities For Small And Mid-scale Farmers: Applied Research And Outreach To Strengthen Campus Community Local Food SystemsCo-PIs: Rebecca Dunning; Robyn Stout; Lauren DavisUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$469,771 2016-2018
Connecting Kids to Healthy Food in Schools: FoodCorps NCCo-PIs: Tessa Thraves; Elizabeth DriscollKate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust$141,346 2016-2019
Advancing Local Food Procurement at NC Universities through Creating Market Opportunities and Leadership Development for Historically-Underserved PopulationsPI: Robyn StoutZ. Smith Reynolds Foundation$69,956 2016-2017
Regional Food Network AnalysisPI: Kathleen LiangUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture- AFRI$500,000 2015-2019
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Traditional and Participatory Breeding, and Development of Genetic MarkersPI: Chris Reberg-HortonUS Dept. of Agriculture - Agriculture Research Service (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$292,676 2015-2019
Sustainable Organic Strawberry (SOS) Cropping Systems for the SoutheastPI: Sanjun Gu (NC A&T), Lead Institution: University of FloridaUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$1,990,000 2015-2019
Organic Production of off-Season Day-Neutral Strawberries using Low and High Tunnels in North CarolinaCo-PIs: Sanjun Gu, Jianmei YuUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$800,000 2015-2018
Enhancing the Graduate Program through International Agricultural Experiential Learning and Extension Opportunities in BelizePI: Joshua OdassiUS Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture$550,000 2015-2018
Decision Support Tools for Cover Crops: Crediting Water and Nitrogen ConservationPI: Chris Reberg-HortonUS Dept. of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS)$998,469 2015-2018
Rooting Preventing Obesity by Design in Wake CountyCo-PIs: Nilda Cosco; Robin Moore; Nichole Huff; Joanna LelekacsJohn Rex Endownment$4,180 2015-2018
Farm-to-Childcare in North Carolina: A Holistic Case StudyCo-PIs: Dara Bloom, Jacob RutzUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture)$10,636 2015-2017
Facilitating Food Systems Structural Change to impact North Carolina's children and familiesCo-PIs: Shorlette Ammons, Noah Ranells, Nancy Creamer, Tes ThravesW.K. Kellogg Foundation$750,000 2015-2018
Strengthening University Local Food Systems: Train the Trainer Approach through Extension, Student, and Food Service CollaborationCo-PIs: Noah Ranells, Jannety Mosley (NC A&T)USDA - Southern SARE PDP (Professional Development Program)$78,547 2015-2017
Institutionalizing Cover Crop Research and Education in the SoutheastPI: Chris Reberg-HortonUniversity of Georgia (Prime - USDA NIFA) SARE$129,712 2015-2017
Sin Suelo Sin Comida: How Can Sustainable Soil Management Improve Food Security For Smallholder Farmers In El Salvador?Co-PIs: Michelle Schroeder-Moreno; Angel CruzUS Agency for International Development (USAID)$22,677 2015-2016
Creation of Resources for Triangle-area Economic Development Offices to Encourage Supply Chain Development that Supports Institutional Procurement of Local Foods.PI: Robyn StoutRSF Social Finance$10,000 2015-2016
Food Waste: Quantifying on-farm vegetable lossesCo-PIs: Nancy Creamer; Lisa JohnsonUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture - Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (USDA SARE))$10,207 2015-2016
Building Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables at Farmer's Markets for Low-Income Consumers in North CarolinaCo-PIs: Anne Hardison-Moody; Dara Bloom; Patricia Dunn; Benjamin Chapman, Lorelei Jones; Carolyn BirdNCSU Office of Extension and Engagement and Environmental Development$10,000 2015-2016
Strengthening University Local Food Systems through the NC 10% Campaign Local Food Ambassador (LFA) ProgramCo-PIs: Robyn Stout; Jannety MosleyAlces Foundation$6,000 2015-2016
Quality for Profit: Using Carcass Quality Data to Grow Premium Markets for Southeastern NC Pastured Pork ProducersPIs: Sarah Blacklin, Rebecca Dunning, and Nancy CreamerUSDA Rural Development - Rural Business-Cooperative Service$39,265 2015-2017
CEFS Long-Term Systems Research: Providing the Building Blocks for Resilient Food Production SystemsCo-PIs: Chris Reberg-Horton, Wayne Robarge, Jessica Bloom, Sarah Bowen, Wesley Everman, Michelle Schroeder-Moreno, Alan Franzluebbers, and Nancy CreamerUniversity of Georgia (Prime--US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA))$100,000 2015-2016
Development Of Cover Crop Research Methods For Collaboration With Murphy-brown And Environmental Defense Fund; Task Order 2015-2954Chris Reberg-HortonEnvironmental Defense Fund$20,000 2015-2016
Calf Response to Alternate Weaning StrategiesPI: Matt PooreNC Cattlemen's Association$6,960 2015
Improving Soil Health on Beef Farms. Research to Determine the Soil Benefits of a Balanced Forage System, Improved Grazing Management, and Strategic Use of Annual ForagesPI: Matt PooreNC Cattlemen's Association$7,000 2015
Reproduction Performance of Naive Beef Heifers Exposed to Endophyte-Infected Tall FescuePI: Matt PooreNC Cattlemen's Association$6,964 2015
Amazing Grazing! Improving Soil Health on Beef Farms Through Improved Forage System and Improved Grazing ManagementPI: Matt PooreNC Cattlemen's Association$7,000 2015
NC Leadership and Cattle Hand