The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approved $210,000 in state funds for computer classes for tobacco farmers.
The Kentucky Community and Technical College System will use the funds to provide 300 computer training spots for tobacco farmers and their spouses.
Basic and advanced training courses will be available to 11 KCTCS colleges across the state.
This proposal was one of 28 projects approved by the board during it's Dec. meeting.
To date, Kentucky has invested more than 255-million dollars to county, regional and state projects designed to increase farm income and farm-based enterprises.
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