Lazy Eight Stock FarmBryce Baumann and his family operate Lazy Eight Stock Farm (, a 420-acre Certified Organic farm located in both Garrard and Madison Counties.  The farm began operation in 1947 primarily as a cattle and tobacco operation but converted to organic in 2012.  Lazy Eight operates a large CSA program, sells at five area farmer’s markets, supplies a number of retail outlets with organic produce, and is one of two select providers for the University of Kentucky’s Bluegrass Harvest program.  The $7,500 SOAR Production Loan will be used to purchase a boom sprayer to efficiently spray foliar amendments to certified organic crops and for a plastic mulch layer to decrease weed pressure on early spring crops.