Hughes to receive Farm Bureau grant

Jun. 10, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

North Carolina Farm Bureau recently announced it would award an Ag in the Classroom Going Local Grant to Dabney Elementary teacher Susan Hughes.

Farm Bureau regularly provides agricultural outreach grants to North Carolina teachers through the Ag in the Classroom program. The grants are valued at up to $500 each and go toward helping teachers provide their students with education and experiences pertaining to agriculture.

North Carolina public and private school teachers are eligible for the grants, which are available twice a year. The grant submission deadlines are April 15 and Nov. 15.

For more information about the Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program, go to