USDA http://wuky.org en Rural Kentucky Counties Losing Federal Forest Money http://wuky.org/post/rural-kentucky-counties-losing-federal-forest-money <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. -- <span class="article-content"><span>Projects to improve roads and forest trails in rural Kentucky counties are facing their last round of funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.<br /><br />The agency announced Friday that more than $307 million will be distributed nationwide, marking the final payment under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act. For more than a century, counties that are home to national forest land received money to offset the loss of property tax.<br /> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 19:56:53 +0000 Brenna Angel 10061 at http://wuky.org Rural Kentucky Counties Losing Federal Forest Money