The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Fletcher, approved $7,181,351 in agricultural diversification projects Friday, including projects in Lincoln and Garrard counties, at the Franklin County Extension Service in Frankfort.
Lincoln County received $25,000 for the Cattle Genetic Improvement program that improves high quality herd genetics through the purchase of bulls, bull semen or bull leases.
Lincoln also got $30,000 and Garrard County got $69,615 for Cattle Handling Facilities programs.
The program assists with the implementation of best management and health practices that augment efficient production and marketing opportunities for beef and dairy producers.