USDA Awards Grants for Nutrition Education Programs in Tribal Communities
GREEN BAY, Wis., April 15, 2014 - Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded over $700,000 in grants to support nutrition education programs for participants of USDA's Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR).
Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Support Small Socially Disadvantaged Producers and Renewable Energy Projects
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today visited Jackson, Miss., and announced new investments to support producers and rural communities throughout Mississippi. The Secretary announced funding for renewable energy projects, projects to improve public health in the Mississippi Delta region and awards to support small, socially-disadvantaged agriculture producers. Today’s announcement is one part of the Department's efforts to strengthen the rural economy.