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County Grants

Howard County Agricultural Innovation Grant

Howard County has a grant funding opportunity to encourage Howard County’s agricultural producers to expand or diversify their business operations. Eligible applicants must be a crop or livestock producer or processor, agricultural cooperative, seafood process, or primary or secondary timber products processor.

Applicants can receive grants from $1,000.00 up to $10,000.00 for research and development, production buildings, major fixtures, processing facilities, etc. The applicant must provide funds and/or materials of an invested value to the grant received. Grant applications will be accepted throughout the year, but are subject to funding availability.

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Grants and Financing

A resource to find out more information on State, Regional, and National loans and grants for farms.

Diversification Ideas

Don't put all of your eggs in one basket. Diversifying your farm's production is a great way to grow your business - and meet increasing consumer demand for fresh foods.