TRACTOR Receives $67,576 Grant

The North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund has awarded TRACTOR in Burnsville a $67,576 grant for the Growing TRACTOR Farmers and Supporters project. This project will purchase a sweet corn harvester and reusable harvest bins for shared use by member farmers. This equipment will increase efficiency and thus decrease harvest time by 97 percent. This grant is one of 18 new grants totaling $2.6 million from the Tobacco Trust Fund.  For more information about TRACTOR go to