More than $19 million will be awarded to 144 recipients in 37 states and the
"These grants will improve financial returns and help create jobs for agricultural producers, businesses and families across rural
Value-Added Producer Grants may be used for feasibility studies or business plans, working capital for marketing value-added agricultural products and for farm-based renewable energy projects. Funding of individual recipients is contingent upon their meeting the conditions of the grant agreement. For a complete list of Value-Added grant recipients, click HERE.