Across Kentucky – March 16, 2016

The Ky Ag Department is coordinating a specialty crop grant program funded by USDA, to expand demand for specialty crops. KDA’s Josh Lindau says producers and various entities can qualify for up to $50,000. The application period is now open through June 1, and preference is given to projects with...

Across Kentucky – December 9, 2015

Kentucky has earned some $300,000 in USDA specialty crop grants to boost economic opportunities for farmers. The Ky Ag Department’s coordinator, Josh Lindau, says those grants were distributed among eight applicants for a variety of projects that will open more doors for more producers through specialty...

Across Kentucky – April 14, 2015

Almost $300,000 in USDA grants is now available in Kentucky for projects to increase the economic impact of “specialty crops” for the state. Josh Lindau, Ky Ag Department horticulture specialist, lays out eligibility requirements for the projects and describes successful efforts in past...

Across Kentucky – November 4, 2014

From funding research for new crop varieties to creating consumer demand targeted at harvest time, a new USDA specialty crop block grant received by the Ky Ag Department will have impact on scores of Kentucky farmers in specialty crops. KDA’s Josh Lindau discusses past and future efforts to boost economic...