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Energy Efficiency Grants go to Local Farmers

Nearly $700,000 in On-Farm Energy Efficiency and Production grants are going to farmers around the Commonwealth.

About $100,000 of the Kentucky Agricultural Development Funds go to farmers in the Four Rivers Region. The program provides a 25% reimbursement or up to $10,000 of the cost of qualified energy saving item. Some of the items that qualify for reimbursement are solar panels, energy audits, and energy efficiency training.

Shelly Baskin works in MSU's Office of Regional Outreach and is a graduate student in Occupational Safety and Health. A roustabout from Memphis, Tennessee, Shelly first found his way into WKMS through the newsroom back in 2011 through luck, charm and force of will. Though he left news for another position, he still enjoys working on independent radio projects and volunteering for the station. He’s an avid disc golfer and occasional real golfer and is terrible at both. A lover of all things musical, Shelly is always ready to hear something new and unique.
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