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VAPG Grant Success

The probability of business survival for Value-Added Producer Grant recipients 2 years after the grant is about 89% higher than comparable nonrecipients.

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Sassy Cow Creamery

Learn how Sassy Cow Creamery used a Value Added Producer Grant.

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Three Brothers Farm

Interested in produce? Three Brothers Farm used a Value Added Producer Grant to expand their operation.

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Wisconsin Food Hub Cooperative

See how the Wisconsin Food Hub Cooperative utilized a Value Added Producer Grant.

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USDA's Value Added Producer Grant Program

USDA's Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program provides grants to help farmers and ranchers add greater value for agricultural commodities. An ERS study finds that VAPGs enable recipient businesses to increase the probability of survival and provide more jobs than businesses having similar observable characteristics and employment growth histories that did not receive grants.


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October 16, 2018
Couple Re-introduces Vineyards, Winery in Central Georgia Region In 2016, the vineyard owners were awarded a $160,000 USDA Value Added Production Grant (VAPG) to support grape processing and to conduct marketing. It’s been over a century since...

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