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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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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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