Ideas To Grow Ag Biz Re­quested

MidWeek Islander (West Oahu) - - News -

West Oahu farm­ers have un­til April 5 to sub­mit a pre­pro­posal re­quest to the Aieabased 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.”

To down­load ap­pli­ca­tion forms, go to www.oahurcd.org or call 483-8600, ext. 122.

Ex­am­ples of projects funded in the past: fish tank in­stal­la­tion, land prepa­ra­tion, ir­ri­ga­tion up­grades, pro­cess­ing equip­ment, green­house pur­chase and in­stal­la­tion.

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