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Value-Added Producer Grant Program applications being accepted.

from USDA Rural Development

Value-Added Producer Grant 2023 application window is open. Program application period: Paper applications due May 16, 2023. Electronic applications due May 11, 2023.

The Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program helps agricultural producers enter value-added activities to generate new products, create and expand marketing opportunities, and increase producer income.

Independent producers, agricultural producer groups, farmer- or rancher-cooperatives, and majority-controlled producer-based business ventures are eligible to apply for this program.

Grants may be used for planning activities or for working capital expenses related to producing and marketing a value-added agricultural product.

VAPG Application Link