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Cameron Blevins


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USDA Investing Over $1 Billion in Farmers & Rural Small Businesses Across the US.

Jul 27, 2023 9:29:42 AM / by Cameron Blevins posted in News, Hot Grants

Rural areas across the country are facing issues of aging and declining infrastructure, buildings, and equipment that have widespread consequences for both the economy and the environment. For many farmers and small business owners, energy-inefficient equipment and infrastructure can drastically raise the cost of doing business, placing a further burden on these firms to be financially successful. 

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USDA Accepts Applications for $500M High Blend Fuel Infrastructure Investment

Jul 26, 2023 1:54:11 PM / by Cameron Blevins posted in News, Hot Grants

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has begun accepting new applications for their Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP), designed to expand and “significantly increase” the availability of alternative fuels. This program is a part of the overall national initiative to both solidify America’s energy independence and increase the supply of renewable energy sourced from US agricultural products. 

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USDA Allocates $125M for Nationwide Expansion of Meat and Poultry Processing

May 8, 2023 3:01:24 PM / by Cameron Blevins posted in News, Hot Grants

Today, the U.S. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the availability of up to $125 million through two new grant programs that will create more options for meat and poultry farmers by investing in independent, local meat and poultry processing projects that increase competition and enhance the resiliency of the food supply chain.
U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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