Value Added Grants Awarded

Randall Weiseman General

USDA last week announced almost $20 million in USDA Rural Development assistance under the Value-Added Producer Grant program.

Florida received over $110,000 in grants for two projects awarded to Florida Farm Bureau and Zephyr Egg Company. Georgia received almost a million dollars in value added grants, including $300,000 each for Decatur Fish Farm and Dubberly Seafood, $270,000 for Resaca Sun Fuels and $32,000 for the Georgia Pomegranate Association