Agriculture Goals

Goal 1

Write an Economic Development Plan for Agriculture


  • Conduct and complete an inventory of resources
  • Create an agricultural resource directory
  • Help farmers address obstacles that keep them from growing their businesses: lack of business knowledge, labor challenges, understanding government regulations, grant opportunities, etc.

Goal 2

Strengthen Support for and Communication to the Agriculture Community


  • Establish a county one-stop for agricultural development office
  • Hold an annual agriculture forum for all agricultural communities

Goal 3

Increase the Supply of Local Farm Products


  • Establish a certified kitchen incubator
  • Establish a food hub
  • Work with local farmers to expand marketing of their products

Goal 4

Build a Strong Livestock Sector


  • Develop a red meat processing plant

Goal 5

Preserve Farmland [to be worked on]