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By WYATT FRAAS
Farm & Community Assistant Director Center for Rural Affairs 

Grants Available For Value-Added Ag Projects

 

February 4, 2021



The Value Added Producer Grant program, one of the few U.S. Department of Agriculture grant programs available directly to farmers and ranchers, is now open.

The grants help farmers and ranchers offset costs of developing or expanding their added-value products.

USDA Rural Development is accepting applications for the Value Added program, which offers two types of grants, through March 22.

Planning grants of up to $75,000 help pay for feasibility studies and business plans that support future financing and business development.

Working Capital grants of up to $250,000 can cover marketing an...



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