2015 Small Limited-Resource Minority Farmers Conference
Greetings Beginning Farmers and Ranchers,
I hope you are all having a nice day. Above is a link to the schedule, registration forms, and detailed information about the 2015 Kentucky Small, Limited-Resource/Minority Farmers Conference. We hope to see everyone there!
The Farming for Cash Project Team
“Hen in Grass Field” by Simon Howden
There will be an egg handling class sponsored by KDA on November 2, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at Kentucky State University Research and Demonstration Farm, Center for the Sustainability of Farms and Families in Frankfort, Kentucky. Everyone is welcome.
1525 Mills Lane ● Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
|Kentucky State University Farm
1525 Mills Lane Frankfort, Kentucky (502) 597-6120
||Kentucky State University Research and Demonstration Farm, Center for the Sustainability of Farms and Families
Mills Lane, Frankfort, KY (4 miles south of I-64, off US 127)
Directions: From I-64 Exit 53, take US127 South toward Lawrenceburg to the 4th stoplight, turn left onto Mills Lane,
the KSU Farm is 1 ½ miles on the right
Educational programs of the Cooperative Extension System serve all people regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, marital or familial status. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension Work Act of September 29, 1977, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Program, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, Kentucky
October 21, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
KSU Awarded $990,000 to Provide Grants to Small, Limited-Resource Farmers
Kentucky State University received approval for $990,000 in state funds for a project to provide mini-grants that will assist small farmers as well as producers with limited resources statewide. Grants will be awarded to applicants in areas related to organic agriculture, value-added products, aquaculture, farmer education, and demonstration projects. The state funds, awarded by the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, will be distributed over a two year period. Kentucky State University’s Land Grant Program works with small, limited-resource, and beginning farmers to help provide technical assistance and education. For more information about this project, contact Dr. Kirk Pomper, interim director of the Land Grant Program, at (502) 597-5942 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.