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Webinar to focus on value-added ag, rural business development

PIERRE, SD – A Value-Added Producer Grant and Rural Business Development Grant Webinar will be held Wed., March 17th from 1 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. (MT).

The Value-Added Producer Grant program provides competitive grants to individual agricultural producers, groups of independent producers, producer-controlled entities, and farmer or rancher cooperatives to create or develop value-added, producer-owned businesses.

The Rural Business Development Grant provides technical assistance and training for small rural businesses. Those who are eligible to apply are non-profit organizations, Indian Tribes, non-profit cooperatives, and education institutions organized under state and federal laws.

This webinar is two sections, the first being an update on the 2021 Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) that coincides with the previous VAPG webinar. The second being an overview of the Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG), both sections have time allotted for questions.

To register for the Webinar, follow this link.  https://bit.ly/2021VAPG


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Margaret Sumption was recognized by SDFU for her service to rural youth as a volunteer, with the esteemed Minnie Lovinger Award. Sumption is pictured here with Aeriel Eitreim (left) Senior Advisory Council member from Sioux Falls and Cadence Konechne, (right) Jr. Junior Advisory Council member from Kimball.


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