Trigg County Agriculture Development Board Helps Fund Three Projects

The Trigg County Agriculture Development Board will help fund the Cadiz Farmers Market Project, the Hampton’s Premium Meat Expansion, and the County Agriculture Investment Program.

County Agriculture Extension Agent Graham Cofield says during the recent meeting of the county board they approved three projects that will be funded through the county’s portion of the tobacco master settlement agreement.

click to download audioCofield says the agriculture development board voted to provide $1,000 for the Cadiz Farmers Market project.

click to download audioHe says the state grant from the Kentucky Agriculture Development was contingent on local support.

click to download audioCofield says the board also joined other counties in the area by supporting the Hampton Meats expansion project.

click to download audioHe added the majority of the funding is allocated to the County Agriculture Investment Program commonly known as CAIP.

click to download audioApplications for the CAIP program are handled and processed through the Trigg County Conservation District Office located on Commerce Street in Cadiz.