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USDA Grants Will Connect Local Farmers to School Cafeterias

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced this week the awarding of several grants that support efforts to connect school cafeterias with local farmers and ranchers. More than $5 million in grants were awarded to 82 projects spanning 42 states and the … Continue reading

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USDA Awards $9.7 Million in Outreach and Technical Assistance to Diversify Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $9.7 million in grants to 62 community-based and non-profit organizations, and educational institutions to conduct training, outreach and technical assistance to socially disadvantaged (including tribal) and veteran farmers and ranchers. These awards are … Continue reading

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Grant Available to Help Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers

Grant applications are being accepted from eligible applicants to assist socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers to own and operate farms and ranches. The grant will assist community-based organizations, higher education institutions and tribal entities in providing outreach and … Continue reading

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USDA Announces $10.5 Million in Grants to Producers

About $10.5 million in grants is available to producers through the Value-Added Producer Grant program. The program strengthens ties between agricultural producers and their local communities by creating and expanding marketing opportunities, developing specialty or niche products and creating new … Continue reading

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