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Floyd Grown Workshop @ The Floyd Innovation Center

March 24, 2017 : 9:30 am - 1:00 pm


Have you ever wondered if there’s technical assistance or even grant dollars available that might help your farm, food or forestry-related business? You’re invited to a free workshop on Friday, March 24th from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., including a light lunch. We will have speakers from 7 different agencies who will briefly share how they might assist you and what grant or cost-sharing programs are available.

Many more details are included below. You can register by indicating yes on the question about it on this brief business survey. www.surveymonkey.com/r/FloydGrown

Floyd Grown

Agriculture and Forestry Grant and Technical Assistance Workshop

Friday, March 24, 2017

9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with Lunch

  • Welcome—Jon Beegle, Floyd County EDA Chairman
  • Floyd Grown Overview—15 minutes—Lydeana Martin and Pat Sharkey
  • Local Cooperative Extension—15 minutes—Jon Vest, Agricultural Extension Agent
  • Virginia Department of Forestry Grant/Assistance—15 minutes- Ed Stoots
  • Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grants for farms and small businesses—20 minutes—Craig Barbrow, Rural Development
  • Virginia Department of Ag and Consumer Services programs (AFID, Specialty Crop, Farmer Development Program) 30 min—Stephen Versen
  • Farm Service Agency programs—15 minutes—Brent Noell, Natural Resource Conservation Services (NRCS)
  • Cost Share programs—15 minutes—Hunter Musser, Natural Resource Conservation Services (NRCS)
  • Value-Added Producer Grants (VAPG)—20 minutes—VA FAIRs—Julia Schlosser


March 24, 2017
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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