Value Added Producer Grant NOFA Announced – Apply Now!
Madison, WI – Last week, the USDA released a Notice of Funding Availability for the Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program, which is designed to help producers establish new product lines, expand their marketing reach and exposure, and increase their income. USDA has allocated $10.5 million for the VAPG Program for this round of grants. […]
Minnesota Value Added Grant Program
This program supports Minnesota agricultural producers and processors in expanding markets for Minnesota products. Two categories of grants will be awarded: business planning, feasibility study, marketing, and succession planning; and equipment purchases or physical improvements. Applications that have a meat processing, Farm to School component or are addressing a Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) or similar type of food safety plan will receive priority.