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USDA Partners to Help Rural Leaders Build Strategies to Achieve Prosperity
Oct 16, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has finalized four cooperative agreements through the Rural Development Innovation Center's Rural Economic Development Innovation (REDI) initiative. These partnerships are designed to help rural communities create and implement economic development plans.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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New Grant Supports Cancer Prevention and Control in Rural Iowa
Oct 12, 2018 - The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa has received supplemental funding from the National Cancer Institute to develop research strategies to support rural hospitals and providers in addressing cancer-control disparities.
Source: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
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Reflecting on One Year of Innovation at Rural Development
Oct 12, 2018 - Blog post from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) from Anne Hazlett, Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development. Discusses the Rural Development Innovation Center, created one year ago, and its work in rural areas related to disaster recovery, rural access to capital, data analytics, economic development, workforce development, and the opioid crisis, among other things.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture Blog
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Secretary Perdue Announces $9.4 Million to Support Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers
Oct 12, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced funding through the USDA's Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers programs. This $9.4 million will provide enhanced training, outreach, and technical assistance to underserved and veteran farmers and ranchers.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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