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Farm Credit Mid-America has announced its commitment to donate $200,000 to Black Soil KY, an agritourism social enterprise that fosters a greater market share for Black farmers in Kentucky. This four-year partnership will support agricultural education and diversity initiatives across the Commonwealth, including Lexington, Louisville and Hopkinsville.
“Black Soil KY’s focus on agricultural education, innovation and diversification aligns with Farm Credit Mid-America’s purpose to secure the future of rural communities and agriculture,” said Mark Barker, Senior Vice President of Ag Lending for Kentucky. “This investment is part of Farm Credit Mid-America’s ongoing commitment to invest in programs and initiatives that grow the next generation of agriculture, advocate for the industry and invest in programs that strengthen rural communities. This includes supporting organizations like Black Soil KY that foster diversity and inclusivity in agriculture.”
The investment will be paid out over four years in $50,000 installments from 2021–2025.
Farm Credit Mid-America’s commitment will support the following initiatives:
Black Soil KY is a Lexington, Kentucky-based non-profit whose mission is to reconnect Black Kentuckians to their heritage and legacy in agriculture and encourage life-long learning among its audiences of all ages, from kindergarten to adulthood.
“Diversity is needed not only socially, but it is critical to the application of agriculture,” said Ashley Smith, Co-Founder and COO of Black Soil KY. “We’re thrilled to be able to partner with Farm Credit Mid-America to advance our cause in fostering a greater market share for black farmers and producers across the Commonwealth.”
To learn more about Black Soil KY, please visit: https://www.blacksoilky.com/
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