*Provided by the USDA Rural Development The Distance Learning and Telemedicine program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. For example, this program can link teachers and medical service providers in one area to students [...]
What does this program do? This program is designed to provide technical assistance and training for small rural businesses. Small means that the business has fewer than 50 new workers and less than $1 million in gross revenue. What is an eligible area? Rural Business Development Grant money must be used for projects that [...]
*Provided by the USDA The ARP Network enlists the help of partners to spark economic development, entrepreneurship and community development. USDA ARS founded the ARP Network to expand the impact of ARS research and provide resources to help companies grow. By combining ARS research expertise with complementary capabilities and talents of partnering organizations, the ARP [...]
Provided by USDA Rural Development "Helping our nation’s agricultural producers remain strong, vibrant businesses is an important goal of USDA Rural Development’s Value-Added Producer Grant program. The VAPG program is open to agricultural producers, producer groups and co-ops looking to generate new products, and create and expand marketing opportunities while increasing producer income and customer base. VAPG [...]
*Provided by the USDA USDA ARP Network enlists the help of partners to spark #econdev, entrepreneurship & community development. Check Out the latest Notes from the ARP Network to learn more about resources in agriculture here.