USDA Value-Added Grants Available To Farmers

USDA recently announced $44 million available for value-added grants for farmers and ranchers through the Value-Added Producer Grant program. The grants may be used to develop new products and create additional uses for existing ones. Ray Hanson with the Ag Marketing Research center explains the program…tape

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Cut #1          :23     OC:…”of the grant.”

The grants are broken into two different categories. Farmers can apply for a Planning Grant or Working Capitol Grants…tape

Cut #2             :38       OC:…”those types of things.”

For example, Hansen explains how previous grant recipients have used the grants…tape

Cut #3             :31       OC:…”the grants for.”

Applications are due towards the end of June and applicants can apply by a paper application or online…tape

Cut #4             :35       OC:…”June 24th.”

Visit the Ag Marketing Resource Center website at A G M R C dot org ( for more information.