All posts tagged USDA

USDA opens call for community development grants
June 7, 2017, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday opened a call for grants to support economic development in rural communit ...

USDA celebrates ‘National Homeownership Month’
June 6, 2017, No Comments

Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Rural Development Roger Glendenning kicked off on Monday “National Homeownership Mont ...

USDA approves $1M loan to EDB for job promotion
February 7, 2017, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a $1 million loan to the Puerto Rico Economic Development Bank for job p ...

USDA looks to fund broadband in unserved rural areas
January 19, 2017, No Comments

USDA Rural Development Under Secretary Lisa Mensah announced Wednesday that the agency is accepting applications for the ...

8 P.R. agricultural producers split $1.6M from USDA
November 7, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted nearly $1.6 million to eight agricultural producers in Puerto Rico to hel ...

Op-Ed: Making a promise to Puerto Rico
October 31, 2016, No Comments

When Roosevelt Roads Naval Station ceased operations in 2004, the surrounding region suffered a significant population a ...

P.R. gets $375K in USDA grant funding for rural growth
October 28, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico will receive $375,606 in funding through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Socially Disadvantaged Group ...

USDA assigns $6.6M to P.R. for rural water, waste plans
September 13, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday the availability of $6.6 million for Puerto Rico water and waste inf ...

USDA grants $3.9M to preserve affordable rural housing
September 9, 2016, No Comments

USDA Rural Development Under Secretary Lisa Mensah announced Thursday grants to preserve and repair affordable housing f ...

USDA to fund creation of biofuels, biobased products
July 27, 2016, No Comments

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that the agency is accepting applications for funding to help s ...