Ag News: Russia Wheat Expansion
USDA taking grants applications for broadband infrastructure in unserved rural communities. Russia is eating into U.S. Market shares with its wheat expansion.
USDA’s REAP Awards; Bird Flu Help Online
**The latest numbers from USDA Rural Development show the Rural Energy for America Program, or REAP, which was originally created in the 2002 farm bill, has awarded nearly $3-billion in grants and loan guarantees since it was reauthorized and given substantial funding in the 2008 farm bill...
USDA Provides Grants For Small Business
From Agri-Pulse: Some 76 small businesses in 35 states will split $7.4 million in USDA funding for research projects related to agricultural issues, food security and natural resources.USDA said the grants are being made through the department's Small Business Innovation Research program a…