The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded grants to provide technical assistance and support for local cooperatives and small businesses in Minnesota
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina Smith (D-MN) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded grants totaling $800,000 to provide technical assistance and support for local cooperatives and small businesses in Minnesota.
“These grants will help ensure that local cooperatives and small businesses have access to the support and training opportunities they need to succeed and continue developing more value-added uses for crops and coproducts and local agricultural opportunities,” Klobuchar said. “We must continue working to expand opportunity for farmers to enhance and sustain their livelihood for generations to come.” [Read more…] about Klobuchar, Smith announce rural development funding to support local agriculture in Minnesota