Curtis Location of Value Added Producer Grant Program Informational Meeting Public Encouraged to Attend *Rescheduled - original meeting postponed due to weather

Release Date: 

04/14/2009

Contact(s): 

Kathie Starkweather, kathies@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 438-8496
Lyons, NE - The Center for Rural Affairs in partnership with USDA Rural Development will be hosting an informational meeting on the Value Added Producer Grant Program. Joan Scheel, USDA Rural Development Business Program Specialist, will present information on the purpose of the grant program, how to apply and tips for completing the application. The session will include discussion with input from attendees on ideas for value added projects.
The meeting had originally been scheduled for March 31, but due to adverse weather conditions the meeting has been rescheduled.

"There is so much interest in this program from Nebraska's farmers and ranchers who are developing businesses that grow their income and bring much needed jobs to their communities," said Kathie Starkweather, Center for Rural Affairs. "We are happy to be able to partner with USDA Rural Development in order to present information on this upcoming opportunity. We hope by rescheduling the meeting more people have an opportunity to attend."  

What: Informational meeting on the Value Added Producer Grant Program.

When and Where:

Monday, April 20
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Community Center
201 Garlick Avenue
Curtis, Nebraska
308-367-4122

The Center for Rural Affairs and USDA Rural Development are equal opportunity employers.

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