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IL “Local Food Infrastructure Grants” renewed

The deputy director of the Illinois Stewardship Alliance says the state’s Local Food Infrastructure Grant program will see a second year in 2025. Molly Pickering tells Brownfield… “Another 2 million dollars will go to helping fund projects like canneries, mills, food hubs, community kitchens,”... Read More.

83 ag education programs receive infrastructure grants from state

Agriscience programs are receiving $4 million in infrastructure improvement grants from the state of Michigan. State Agriscience Supervisor Mark Forbush tells Brownfield it’s the first time the Michigan Department of Education has made such an investment. “Somewhere around 85 programs across our state will get... Read More.

Deadline for IL farm infrastructure grant approaches

Time is running out for Illinois farmers to apply for funding aimed at strengthening the state’s food supply chain.  Raghela Scavuzzo, executive director of the Illinois Specialty Growers Association says the 6.3 million dollars from the Illinois Resilient Food System Infrastructure program is a... Read More.

Ag and infrastructure updates included in MO state of the state

Governor Mike Parson is proposing additional investments in agriculture and infrastructure in the next fiscal year. In his state of the state address on Wednesday, Parson said broadband infrastructure is needed, along with expanding I-44. “We’re announcing our recommendation to establish the I-44 improvement... Read More.