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November 10, 2020 @ 12:47 AM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting applications from farmers for a second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) funding. 
 
CFAP 2 will provide $14 billion in financial assistance to farmers growing specialty crops, livestock, dairy, grain, eggs, aquaculture, nursery crops, and cut flowers.
 
The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) will accept CFAP 2 applications until December 11, but funding is limited so apply today!
 
Producers can apply online or take applications to their county FSA office. The CFAP 2 Application Generator and Payment Calculator can be used to easily pre-generate the application and determine estimated payments.

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November 4, 2020 @ 8:52 AM

The Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD) is offering Rural Development Fund Grants, an opportunity to promote the sustainability of land-based industries and support infrastructure that benefits rural communities. The grant funds are available for projects that address expansion and sustainability of land-based industries; worker training related to land-based industries; and energy, transportation, communications, water, and wastewater infrastructure to benefit rural communities and micropolitan statistical areas. Individuals, organizations, businesses, local governments, federally recognized Tribes, and educational institutions are eligible to apply for matching funds up to $100,000. The total allotment ...

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