Jessamine County: Ag board approves development funds for investment program

The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board has approved $230,000 in Jessamine County Agricultural Development Funds for a County Agricultural Investment Program.

CAIP provides farmers with incentives that allow them to improve and diversify current production practices. CAIP covers a variety of agricultural enterprises, including commercial production of aquaculture, bees and honey, equine, forage, fruit, livestock, mushrooms, ornamental horticulture, poultry, rabbits, timber, and vegetables, plus agritourism business development, commercial kitchen construction or conversion, energy efficiency/production, and on-farm water enhancement.

For more information, contact Carl R. Waits at (859) 887-5754 or