March 24th Workshop

Ag Grant Workshop

March 24, 2017–9:00 am to 1:00 pm

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New Floyd Grown Ag/food/forestry project–Lydeana Martin and Pat Sharkey

o  Forestry Grant/Assistance— Chris Sullivan

o   Local Cooperative Extension—Jon Vest

o  Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grants —Craig Barbrow, Rural Development

o  VDACS programs (AFID, Specialty Crop, Farmer Development program)—Stephen Versen

o   Farm Service Agency programs—Brent Noell, Natural Resource Conservation Services (NRCS)

o   Cost Share programs—Hunter Musser, Natural Resource Conservation Services (NRCS)

o   Value-Added Producer Grants (VAPG)—Julia Schlosser, VA Farm Bureau Fairs


Event Location: Floyd Innovation Center, 158 Pioneer Way, Floyd VA  (Directions)

Light Lunch will be provided. RSVP requested.


Event Contacts:

Lydeana Martin or Katie Holfield or

540-745-9300 office

Funding Assistance