Farm­ers May Ap­ply For Grants

MidWeek Islander (East Oahu) - - NEWS -

East Oahu farm­ers have un­til April 5 to sub­mit a pre­pro­posal re­quest to the Oahu Re­source Con­ser­va­tion and De­vel­op­ment Coun­cil for grants of up to $50,000.

Projects must “strengthen and pro­mote Oahu’s agri­cul­tural busi­nesses and in­crease the ca­pa­bil­i­ties of lo­cal farm­ers, ranch­ers and agri­cul­tural en­trepreneurs.”

Down­load forms at www.oahurcd.org or call 483-8600, ext. 122.

Projects funded in the past in­clude fish tank in­stal­la­tion, land prepa­ra­tion, ir­ri­ga­tion up­grades, pro­cess­ing equip­ment and green­house pur­chase and in­stal­la­tion.

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