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ag grants workshop

Posted: December 2 2009

with Kirsten Gillibrand.  If you're in NY, this is worth it. we need some young farmers at this meeting!United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Invites you to attend:

Agriculture & Rural Development Grants Workshop
Friday, December 4th
5:30pm-7:00pm
State University at Cobleskill
State Route 7
Curtis Mott Building
Cobleskill, New York

Topic: How to navigate the Federal and State Grant Process for Agriculture and Rural Groups
Panel includes representatives from the Farm Service Agency and USDA Rural Development.
The workshop will provide information on how to access grants and programs to spur rural economic and infrastructure development.
Please RSVP at 518-431-1020
*OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND FREE OF CHARGE*
Program
5:30pm-5:35pm
Opening remarks and video welcome from Senator Gillibrand. Amy Pollard, Upper Hudson NY Regional Director, Office of Senator Gillibrand.
5:35pm-5:50pm
Resources for grant seekers. Sam Cooper, Director of Economic Development, Office of Senator Gillibrand.
5:50pm-6:10pm
Farm Service Agency programs. Tom DellaRocca, County Executive Director, Farm Service Agency.
6:10pm-6:30pm
FSA Loans Programs. George Stannard, FSA Farm Loan Manager.
6:30pm-6:50pm
Loans and grants offered by USDA Rural Development. Patricia Snover, Area Specialist for USDA Rural Development.
6:50pm-7:00pm
Q and A.

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