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KAFC approves loans in Adair, Cumberland, Green

From Lisa Tolliver

Frankfort, KY - The Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corp. (KAFC) approved $3,583,856 for 23 agricultural loans for projects across the commonwealth at its monthly board meeting, including projects in Adair, Cumberland and Green Counties.

Agricultural Infrastructure Loan Program (AILP)
Seven Agricultural Infrastructure loans totaling up to $1,009,350 were approved. Loan recipients were in Breckinridge ($250,000), Calloway ($42,750), Green ($250,000), Marion ($62,500), Ohio ($250,000), and Pulaski ($53,600 and $100,500) counties. KAFC participates with lenders to provide financing to producers making capital expenditures for agricultural projects through the AILP. Eligible projects include permanent farm structures with attached equipment that improves the profitability of farming operations. Producers may be eligible for up to $250,000 not to exceed 50 percent of the project.

Beginning Farmer Loan Program (BFLP)
Sixteen Beginning Farmer loans totaling up to $2,574,506 were approved. Loan recipients were in Adair ($250,000), Allen ($171,756), Barren ($112,500 and $115,000), Breckinridge ($175,000), Clark ($135,000), Cumberland ($250,000), Franklin ($250,000), Graves ($250,000), Grayson ($125,000), Laurel ($119,000 and $200,000), Madison ($86,250), McLean ($75,000 and $100,000), and Todd ($160,000) counties. The BFLP is designed to assist individuals with some farming experience who desire to develop, expand, or buy into a farming operation. Beginning farmers may qualify for financing to purchase livestock, equipment, or agriculture facilities; to secure permanent working capital; for the purchase of farm real estate; or to invest in a partnership or LLC.

For more information on the programs offered by the KAFC, contact Bill McCloskey at Kentucky Office of Agricultural Policy at (502) 382-6093 or email

This story was posted on 2023-10-13 12:53:54
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