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Kenny HowardKenny Howard is a cattle farmer near Salyersville in Magoffin County who farms approximately 40-acres which he owns.  He farms with his brother Ron Howard who is also a borrower from the SOAR Loan Fund.  With the $7,500 SOAR Farm Loan, Kenny Howard will construct a hayshed and purchase additional cattle.  The hay is cut on a separate 100-acre family farm in Wolfe County but there is no place to store it on the Howard farm prior to the SOAR Farm Loan.

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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