NC Small Grain Growers Association Announce Assessment Extension

The North Carolina Small Grain Growers Association proudly announces that Small Grain Farmers have extended the assessment on the following Small Grain Crops: Wheat, Oats, Rye, Barley, Rape/Canola and Grain Sorghum. This assessment passed by a favorable vote of 96%. The period for this assessment is January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2019. The assessment is .005 of total money the farmer receives. Monies are collected at first market elevators, sent to Department of Agriculture for deposit into association bank account and the funds are managed by Board of Directors elected to represent 20 districts across the state. There are 4 agribusiness directors elected at large. Any questions about the organization please direct your requests to Dan Weathington, Executive Director, 3822 Bland Road, Raleigh, NC 27609, 919-809-8657 or

The NCSGGA will continue to provide Education, Research, Promotion and Marketing for Small Grain Farmers in North Carolina. Since 1986 the association has worked closely with North Carolina State University, North Carolina Department and Consumer Services, farm organizations and associations for improving yields and profitability. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.