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Adair Co. Cattlemen's Association receives $195,000 CAIP funds

By Teresa Bright
News from the Adair County Extension Office

The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approved $195,000 in Agricultural Development Funds for the Adair County C.A.I.P. program (County Agricultural Investment Program) to be administered by the Adair County Cattlemen's Association. C.A.I.P. is designed to provide farmers with incentives to allow them to improve and diversify their current production practices. CAIP covers a wide variety of agricultural enterprises in its 11 county investment areas. The investment areas are:
  1. Agricultural Diversification
  2. Cattle Genetics Improvement
  3. Cattle Handling
  4. Commercial Poultry, Dairy & Swine
  5. Farm Fencing Improvement
  6. Farm Structure & Commodity Handling
  7. Farmland Improvement & Utilization
  8. Goat & Sheep Diversification
  9. On-Farm Energy Efficiency & Production
  10. On-Farm Water Enhancement
  11. Technology & Leadership Development
This program is a 50% cost-share program with a maximum funding of $1,500 per farm operation. Applications for the program will be available October 29-November 9, 2012 during regular business hours at the Adair County Extension Office located at 409 Fairground Street in Columbia. Contact the Extension Office at 270-384-2317. - Teresa Bright

This story was posted on 2012-10-15 09:12:05
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