The Kentucky Office of Agricultural Policy provides grants, incentives and low-interest loans to help farmers and agribusinesses innovate and grow.

Henry County offers CAIP, Next-Gen and YAIP. All are  50% cost share programs available to local producers.

 

County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) offers 11 investment areas that give Kentucky agricultural producers the ability to increase net farm income, add value to their products, and diversify their operations.  CAIP applicants may receive up to $2,500.00/year and is for ages 18+.

 

Next Generation Farmer Program (NextGen) was developed to address the growing need for a specialized program to benefit producers with three to seven years of agricultural operation engagement.  Next Gen applicants may receive up to $5,000.00 reimbursement per year for 2 years and is for ages 18 – 40.

 

Youth Agricultural Incentives Program (YAIP) provides support to youth actively engaged in agricultural education activities.  YAIP applicants may receive up to $1,500.00 reimbursement per year and is for ages 9 – 18