Meg Barton Galvin and her siblings used a Brighter Future Fund grant to purchase a rainwater harvesting and solar drip-irrigation system, investing in ag diversification, on-farm water development, and on-farm energy.
The Kentucky Commercial Rye Cover Crop Initiative is AFT’s effort to bring rye back to Kentucky as a commercial cover crop, build farmer and stakeholder excitement and awareness to the benefits of cover crops in general, engage end-user business interest and support, and improve regional soil and water quality and land conservation.
Frank Suttles, Jr., improved his pasture and protected a nearby river.
Clara Beth Claxon’s participation in a water quality trading program benefited her cattle.
Sally Brown donated a conservation easement on her and her husband’s farm to AFT. Her grandson and his wife now own and operate the farm.
Jennifer McComas transferred her family’s 560-acre Kentucky farm to AFT to help save it from development.
AFT helps women farmers and landowners protect their land and embrace conservation.