USDA to send out $1.4 billion to boost rural economies in the states

Idaho companies and associations received more than $3.6 million through the programs

By: - February 3, 2022 3:01 pm
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, center, meets with Hungarian Minister of Agriculture Dr. Nagy István and a delegation Feb. 1, 2022, at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. On Wednesday, Vilsack announced that the USDA is investing $1.4 billion into rural economies through job training, business loans and the expansion of technical assistance. (Tom Witham/UDSA)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.