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Samantha WhitakerSamantha Whitaker is another young cattle farmer in Floyd County.  In addition to farming, she is a full-time student at Morehead State University who will graduate with a Veterinary Science degree in May 2018.  She also works part-time at a veterinary clinic.  With the $7,500 SOAR Farm Loan, Ms. Whitaker will purchase 5 cow/calf pairs who have already been bred back.  Her plan is to build the herd, keeping the cows and selling some of the calves.


The SOAR Small Production Loan Fund is a low-interest financing resource designed to assist small producers grow healthy, nutritional foods so that they can move into commercial production. The goal is to support and educate growers to develop a strong local food system in eastern and southern Kentucky that will be market-supported and result in a profit for the growers.


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