Kentucky Groundbreakers: Growing a farmer cooperative

The former tobacco farmers of Kentucky Groundbreakers, Inc., a marketing cooperative, are cultivating a new cash crop in their LaRue County tobacco fields, sweet potatoes.   


“We knew, once we started raising the crop, we would have a lot more power to market if we came together,” explained Travis...

Read More

Welcome to KCARD

The Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (KCARD) is a 501 (c)-3 non-profit organization established to facilitate agricultural and rural business development in Kentucky. KCARD is supported through grants from the USDA Rural Cooperative Development Grant program and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund.

To Learn More,

Please Visit:

USDARural DevelopmentKADF