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Cumberland, Metcalfe approved for CAIP funding

From Lisa Tolliver

Frankfort, KY - The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approved $2,294,599 for agricultural diversification and rural development projects across the commonwealth at its monthly board meeting, including $135K for Cumberland County CAIP and $262K for Metcalfe County CAIP.

County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP): CAIP provides Kentucky agricultural producers with cost-share assistance on practices to allow them to improve and diversify their current farm operations. CAIP covers a wide variety of agricultural enterprises in its 11 investment areas, including, but not limited to, beef and dairy cattle; farm infrastructure, fencing, and water enhancement; equine; forage; goats and sheep; horticulture; poultry; swine; bees and honey; timber and technology, as well as energy efficiency and production; marketing; and value-added production.

Eleven CAIPs were approved by the board totaling $1,889,232:
  • Bourbon ($350,000)
  • Clay ($65,000)*
  • Cumberland ($135,866)
  • Crittenden ($45,557)
  • Gallatin ($80,000)*
  • McCreary ($29,011)
  • Metcalfe ($262,256)
  • Oldham ($50,082)
  • Rockcastle ($250,460)
  • Scott ($305,000)
  • Shelby ($316,000)

This story was posted on 2023-08-18 16:13:30
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