Small Business

USDA Offers $3.5 Million in Technical Assistance Grants to Establish & Operate Agriculture Innovation Centers

Program Aims to Provide Technical, Business Development, and Marketing Assistance to Value Added Producers

CARSON CITY, NEV., Oct. 24, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy has announced that USDA’s Business and Cooperatives Service is providing $3.5 million in technical assistance grants for nonprofits, for-profit corporations, public bodies and institutions of higher education to establish and operate Agriculture Innovation Centers.