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Oban Named USDA State Director of Rural Development | The mighty 790 KFGO

Erin Hill Oban WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden today named several people to fill key regional leadership positions, including Erin Oban as USDA North Dakota’s State Director of Rural Development. A White House press release said the appointees will be essential to the president’s efforts to rebuild communities hardest hit …

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The best days are ahead for the rural economy

As a lifelong Hoosier, I grew up raising beef cattle on my family’s farm in Austin and have been involved in rural communities ever since. During my 20 years of service in the Indiana House of Representatives, I have been committed to creating better opportunities for rural Indiana through educational, …

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Op-Ed Brighter days ahead for the rural economy

Nashville, Tenn. (TN Tribune)—Growing up on a family farm in West Tennessee, I remember my parents sharing with me the struggles to rise to the middle class. They had humble beginnings owning a small frame house before they could build a new house on the same property. This was accomplished …

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Better days are ahead for the rural economy – www.elizabethton.com

BY ARLISA ARMSTRONGGrowing up on a family farm in West Tennessee, I remember my parents sharing with me the struggles of rising to the middle class. They had humble beginnings owning a small frame house before they could build a new house on the same property. This was accomplished with …

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Better days ahead for the rural economy | Local News

As a lifelong Hoosier, I grew up raising beef cattle on my family’s farm in Austin and have been involved in rural communities ever since. During my 20 years of service in the Indiana House of Representatives, I have been committed to creating better opportunities for rural Indiana through educational, …

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Column: Brighter days ahead for South Carolina’s rural economy

GLOVER Having spent most of my life in and around rural communities, I know firsthand the challenges of rural growth. My parents, who were both educators, left their school every day to come home to take care of our small family farm, because they loved the land; and they understood …

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Better days are ahead for the rural economy – Lowndes Signal

Tribune of Nivory Gordon, Alabama State Manager, USDA Rural Development Growing up on my family’s farm in Wilcox County, Alabama, I witnessed first-hand many of the challenges faced by families living in rural communities across the state. We had no public access to water in the eastern part of the …

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The best days are ahead for the rural economy – The Greenville Advocate

Grandstand of Nivory Gordon, Alabama State Director USDA Rural Development Growing up on my family’s farm in Wilcox County, Alabama, I witnessed first-hand many of the challenges faced by families living in rural communities across the state. We had no public access to water in the eastern part of the …

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Broadband focus of House ag rural development hearing

When the House Agriculture Commodities, Trade and Credit Subcommittee held a hearing on rural development today, members primarily questioned the Under Secretary of Agriculture for Development rural, Xochitl Torres Small, on broadband issues. In his opening statement, Torres Small said rural development programs — including delivering high-speed Internet service to …

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Local Perspective: Better days are well and truly ahead for the rural economy | Columnists

Kate Bolz I agree with President Biden, America’s best days are ahead of us, especially for people in rural Nebraska. The Farm to Family grocery store in Hay Springs is stocked with fresh produce and meat from local and regional producers. It has a grocery store and energy efficient coolers …

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Southern NJ Development Council Vice President Asselta Named State Director for Rural Development

Jane Asselta, vice president of the Southern New Jersey Development Council, has been named New Jersey State Director for Rural Development, a mission area within the U.S. Department of Agriculture, by the administration of President Joe Biden. USDA Rural Development provides loans and grants to expand economic opportunities and create …

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Kisan Drones will revolutionize the rural economy in addition to creating jobs

With ‘Kisan Drone’ becoming capable of taking care of the crops of the country’s farmers, paving the way for a substantial increase in their production and income, it is the beginning of a new era technological revolution in the rural economy. On the occasion of the reporting of 100 Kisan …

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NI: Minister welcomes rural development projects under £7.5m fund

Minister Edwin Poots (centre) with MCDA Chairman Les Graydon (l) and Co. Fermanagh and Omagh Council Chairman Cllr Errol Thompson (r) and FOLAG members Northern Ireland Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Edwin Poots has praised rural communities for using the £7.5million rural development fund to benefit people with …

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Fighting climate change can help New York’s rural economy

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – Tackling climate change issues would be good for New York’s rural economy, according to a recently released report. The simple task of planting trees and using a specific technique to reduce methane gas from manure on farms will contribute to the state’s goal of reducing greenhouse …

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USDA Rural Development Participates in Tabor City Schools Groundbreaking

Rural Development A $28 million investment in Columbus County schools will benefit generations of students. Photo: (Rob Lerns/USDARD) (TABOR CITY, NC) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development participated in a groundbreaking ceremony today at a K-8 school site. Rural Development is investing $28 million to help build …

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USDA Invests Millions to Support Kansas Businesses to Strengthen Rural Economy | News

TOPEKA – The United States Department of Agriculture Acting State Director for Kansas Rural Development Dan Fischer today announced that the Department is investing $2.77 million in grants to help rural businesses in 12 Kansas communities. “The USDA is committed to helping rural agricultural businesses grow and diversify their products,” …

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Brown Announces More Than $28 Million for Rural Development in Southeast Ohio

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Department of Rural Development has awarded $28,250,011 to four southern organizations -eastern Ohio. “Small businesses face unique challenges, and this federal funding will help make the investments local businesses need and support …

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Ron Kind: Westby Cooperative Creamery Receives USDA Rural Development Funding | News

On Feb. 3, Rep. Ron Kind announced that more than $1 million is on its way to Wisconsin’s third congressional district to support local businesses, strengthen rural economies, and create well-paying jobs through department investments. American Agriculture. “I’m thrilled to see over $1 million in investment in Wisconsin’s third congressional …

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USDA Announces Appointment of Glenn Pauley as State Director of Rural Development in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (News Release) – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to appoint Glenn Pauley to serve as state director of rural development (RD) in Wyoming. This announcement includes the appointment of additional Farm Service Agency (FSA) positions across the country. “As we work to build a better America …

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USDA Invests $1 Billion to Improve Rural Community Infrastructure in Oregon and Nationwide | Community

Funding in Tillamook County and statewide will increase access to health care, education and public safety for people who call rural communities home PORTLAND, Oregon, January 26, 2022 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh today announced that the USDA is investing $1 billion to …

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Expansion of fiber industries supported by the Rural Development Fund

Fiber Industries says its expansion includes increased capacity through the restoration and modernization of production lines, state-of-the-art control systems and increased warehouse space. The company plans to complete the expansion project in early 2023 and create more than 50 new jobs. The South Carolina Economic Development Coordinating Council approved job …

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“Greenhouse agriculture can create jobs for internally displaced people and address food shortages”

An official from the Commodity Development Department of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr. Rufus Durodoye, said greenhouse agriculture can create jobs for displaced people and refugees, and enhance food security in the country. Nigeria. He said this during an online presentation on Journalist go Organic, a pan-African movement, …

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Biden appoints new director of rural development in Washington

January 14, 2022 3:22 p.m. Job : January 14, 2022 3:22 p.m. Credit: Eddie J. Rodriquez, Shutterstock OLYMPIA, Wash. – A new director for rural affairs management in Washington is now in the United States Capitol building. President Biden announced eight new regional positions at the USDA, with Washington receiving …

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Jeremy Clarkson’s farming neighbors back Top Gear star’s plan for Diddly Squat restaurant

Jeremy Clarkson has been backed by fellow farmers, food producers and local residents in Oxfordshire after his plan to build a hilltop restaurant was rejected by council. The Amazon Prime star, 61, said he was ‘very’ frustrated after local authorities turned down his bid to build a new restaurant and …

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Agricultural allowance likely to increase to reshape the rural economy

Posted: Jan. 01, 2022, 5:57 p.m. | Update: Jan. 02, 2022, 9:13 a.m. The allocation for the agricultural sector in the next budget is expected to see a significant increase as the government has taken various initiatives for this vital sector to ensure food security, increase farmers’ incomes and create …

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Government bets big on agriculture to reshape rural economy

The allocation for the agricultural sector in the next budget is expected to see a significant increase as the government has taken various initiatives for this vital sector to ensure food security, increase farmers’ incomes and create jobs and thus improve the way of life of the people. rural poor. …

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Vice President Chiwenga welcomes Presidential Rural Development Program

The Chronicle Mashudu Netsianda, senior reporterVICE-PRESIDENT Constantino Chiwenga praised the presidential rural development program, saying it will play a critical role in reversing cross-border migration of communities living in areas along the border. The presidential rural development program, which was officially launched by President Mnangagwa on Wednesday in the village …

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Capito and Manchin announce over $ 23 million in USDA rural development loans and grants

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriation Committee, today announced $ 23,367,889 in rural housing loans and community development grants from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). “West Virginia’s rural housing, clean water, and wastewater infrastructure needs are …

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USDA Rural Development Appoints New Director for Maine, Rhiannon Hampson

Rhiannon Hampson has been appointed Maine director of the US Department of Agriculture’s rural development program, replacing Timothy Hobbs, who served as director of state under the Trump administration. Courtesy / USDA Rhiannon Hampson is USDA’s new State Director for Rural Development. Rural Development provides loans and grants to help …

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USDA Rural Development Welcomes Rhiannon Hampson as Maine State Director

WASHINGTON, DC – Rhiannon C. Hampson of Thomaston has been appointed state director of rural development in Maine. State directors are the directors general of the United States Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the states and territories. With the guidance and support of the national office, state directors …

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Ayensu Starch Factory to transform rural economy with 5,000 jobs

The rejuvenated Ayensu Starch company is currently undergoing a trial run and is expected to start fully operating from January 2022. The plant will produce 60 metric tonnes of food grade tapioca starch daily at full operational capacity and is expected to create at least 5,000 jobs. Mr Evans Ayim, …

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Rural Development invests $ 845,000 in grants for climate-smart infrastructure

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) – The USDA announced an investment of $ 845,519 in West Virginia to reduce the impacts of climate change on rural communities, Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday. As part of the Build Back Better program, the Biden-Harris administration has made investing in rural communities, creating well-paying jobs …

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Williamsburg County Included in US $ 222 Million Rural Community Infrastructure Investment | News

Projects include $ 3.7 million for rural health care, food security and emergency response services in South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina, November 19, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary of State for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is investing $ 222 million …

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USDA Invests $ 222 Million in Rural Community Infrastructure to Help People in 44 States, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary of State for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small announced today that USDA invests $ 222 million to build and improve critical community facilities (PDF, 729 KB) in 44 states, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico. This community infrastructure funding will …

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Cannabis cultivation is a future reality, but the state con …

The new hemp regulations recently announced by Agrarian Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza are his department’s attempt to reap the fruit perceived to be within reach of industrial cannabis. And yet, they only serve to create additional elitist barriers to entry and entrench the colonization of cannabis by …

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Capito and Manchin Announce $ 2.4 Million in USDA Rural Development Funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $ 2,409,700 in grants and loans for the Rural Development Housing Preservation Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). and Community Facilities Program. This support will help …

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USDA invests over $ 1 million in rural community infrastructure to improve Missouri Ozark Radio News

Projects will benefit over 25,000 people in rural Missouri WILLARD, MO, November 19, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDAMissouri Acting State Director of Rural Development Dr. Clark Thomas announced that $ 1,116,490 is being invested in nine statewide projects to improve essential community services and infrastructure in Missouri …

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New CLA president promises to defend rural economy

THE new CLA president has pledged to defend the rural economy during his two-year presidency. Mark Tufnell, who succeeds Northumberland landowner Mark Bridgeman as the 55th president in the association’s 114-year history, has identified three priorities that will be at the heart of his mandate: Help farmers and landowners move …

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USDA invests $ 222 million in rural community infrastructure to help people in 44 states, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico

Projects include $ 132 million for rural health care, food security and emergency response services WILLARD, Monday November 19, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary of State for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is investing $ 222 million to build and improve …

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Biden Appeals to Greenfield to Lead USDA Rural Development in Iowa | Govt. & Politics

Former Democratic candidate for the US Senate, Theresa Greenfield, has been appointed as the state director of USDA Rural Development in Iowa. President Joe Biden on Thursday announced plans to appoint Greenfield to lead the agency’s efforts in Iowa to improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. …

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Biden Chooses Greenfield to Lead USDA Rural Development in Iowa | Government-and-politics

JAMES LYNCH Courrier Des Moines Office Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield has been appointed USDA State Director of Rural Development in Iowa. President Joe Biden on Thursday announced plans to appoint Greenfield to lead the agency’s efforts in Iowa to improve the economy and quality of life in …

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Biden Appeals to Greenfield to Lead USDA Rural Development in Iowa | Government-and-politics

James Q. Lynch Gazette Des Moines Office Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield has been appointed USDA State Director of Rural Development in Iowa. President Joe Biden on Thursday announced plans to appoint Greenfield to lead the agency’s efforts in Iowa to improve the economy and quality of life …

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Biden Appeals to Greenfield to Lead USDA Rural Development in Iowa | State

Former Democratic candidate for the US Senate, Theresa Greenfield, has been appointed as the state director of USDA Rural Development in Iowa. President Joe Biden on Thursday announced plans to appoint Greenfield to lead the agency’s efforts in Iowa to improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. …

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Biden Appoints Greenfield as USDA Rural Development Director in Iowa

Theresa Greenfield, the 2020 Democratic candidate for the US Senate, was appointed USDA Director of Rural Development for Iowa by President Joe Biden on Thursday, November 18, 2021. (The Gazette) Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield has been appointed USDA State Director of Rural Development in Iowa. President Joe …

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Accelerated rural development takes shape

The herald Lovemore Chikova’s Development Dialogue Rural areas of Zimbabwe were marginalized for a long time, such a practice reaching its peak in colonial times, when successive racist governments paid little attention to the areas where people lived. However, rural areas have a potential to revive the development of the …

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Jobs and the rural economy are probably the priority of the new Minister of Agriculture

Reading time: 4 minutes Making rural Alberta an even bigger economic engine is a top priority for the province’s new Minister of Agriculture. Drumheller-Stettler MP Nate Horner was suddenly promoted on November 5 after his predecessor, Devin Dreeshen, resigned amid allegations of heavy drinking. The changing of the guard was …

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SpaceX Rural Development Project in India

Starlink will play an important role in catalyzing rural development in India.Sanjay Bhargava, Starlink National Director for India at SpaceX (The source) SpaceX Starlink is evolving rapidly in India. Last April, they announced they would be offering service in 2022 and started accepting pre-orders. In July, SpaceX committed to manufacturing …

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USDA Rural Development Representative Axne and Torres Small Announce $ 250,000 Grant for Atlantic’s Elite Octane Ethanol Plant

Today, Congressman Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined the USDA Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small at Elite Octane’s Atlantic dry ethanol plant to announce a $ 250,000 energy efficiency grant funded by the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). The REAP grant will be used by Elite …

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Zimbabwe: Value-added plants key to rural development

Agriculture, Environment & Innovations Editor For a long time, adding value has been part of Zimbabwe’s development language, embedded in large economic projects and short and long term goals. But the slowness of action and implementation has drained the real sense of added value and the government’s ability to meet …

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The OMT / BCC Forum highlights gastronomic tourism as a driver of rural development

The 6th edition of the UNWTO World Food Tourism Forum, held in Bruges, Flanders (Belgium, October 31-November 2), focused on the sector’s unique ability to support business rural areas, create jobs and protect and promote culture and heritage. For the first time, the Forum, organized by the UNWTO and the …

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The future of American agriculture demands broadband

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Digital rhythm How can we provide the broadband that farmers need? For many farmers, the definition of sustainability incorporates the economic, environmental and social impacts of agriculture, a “triple bottom line”. Farmers think about the profitability of their operations, not only to support the farm from …

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Capito and Manchin announce funding for rural development and agricultural research

WASHINGTON DC – US Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriation Committee, today announced $ 518,752 from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to rural development grant programs across the state, as well as to the University of West Virginia (WVU) for agricultural …

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USDA Rural Development to support 7 projects in Maine

BANGOR — USDA Rural Development is investing more than $500,000 in seven organizations through the Rural Business Development Grant. These funds will support economic development activities in rural Maine communities. Acting Maine State Executive Higgins said, This USDA Rural Development investment helps fund a wide variety of economic development projects …

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USDA Rural Development will support 7 projects in Maine

BANGOR – USDA Rural Development invests over $ 500,000 in seven organizations through the Rural Business Development Grant. These funds will support economic development activities in rural Maine communities. Higgins, Acting State of Maine Director, said, “This USDA rural development investment helps fund a wide variety of economic development projects …

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USDA Rural Development Invests $ 1.07 Million in Community Sanitation Solution for Lindale Mobile Home Park

MONTPELIER, VT, August 23, 2021 – Today the United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development (RD) announced funding of $ 1,079,000 for the Addison County Community Trust (ACCT) for the installation of a septic tank in the Lindale Mobile Home Park in Middlebury, Vermont. The investment is in the …

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USDA Rural Development awards $ 500 million in grants to applicants

BOZEMAN – The USDA has issued an emergency rural health care grant of $ 500 million, to help with Covid-19 testing, vaccinations and other health-related organizations, including food banks. “The recovery of Covid and the economic recovery are both top priorities. Over the past semester, the administration has spent a …

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MPs launch survey to find ways to boost rural economy

A multi-stakeholder group of MPs and peers have launched a new survey that wants to explore ways to boost the UK’s rural economy after the pandemic. The survey will explore why rural productivity is 18% lower than the national average and identify solutions to help bridge the gap. The all-party …

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Snow Hill and Holly Ridge receive rural community grants to attract new jobs

RALEIGH, NC (WITN) — Governor Roy Cooper announced Thursday that the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) has approved 11 local government grant applications totaling $3,702,500. Snow Hill and Holly Ridge are the East Carolina towns among the approved grant applications. According to Governor Cooper, the demands include commitments to …

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Majority of rural communities support wind farms

Most people in rural communities say they would support the construction of wind farms in their area, according to an industry survey. Energy companies plan to invest billions of euros in the construction of on- and off-shore wind farms as the Republic bets heavily on renewable electricity to align its …

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USDA invests $ 871 million in rural community facilities in 43 states, Guam

WASHINGTON, DC (WIBW) – The US Department of Agriculture is investing $ 871 million in rural community facilities in 43 states and Guam. The US Department of Agriculture says it is investing $ 871 million to improve essential community facilities that will benefit 3.5 million rural residents in 43 states …

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An agricultural infrastructure fund to create jobs and develop the rural economy: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for launching a Rs 1 trillion agricultural infrastructure fund and said it will generate new opportunities jobs and strengthen the rural economy. In a series of tweets in Hindi, Shah said agriculture is the foundation …

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