September 12, 2003
$10 Million in RBS Funding Available
The U.S. Department of Agriculture?s Rural Business-Cooperative Service announced via notice in the Sept. 11, 2003, Federal Register the availability of $10 million in fiscal year 2003 funds for the establishment of agriculture innovation centers to provide assistance to agricultural producers in the development of value-added businesses.
The deadline for receipt of an application is 4 p.m. Eastern Time on Sept. 16, 2003.
For more information contact: Jim Haskell, Acting Deputy Administrator; Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA; Stop 3250, Room 4016; 1400 Independence Ave., SW; Washington, D.C. 20250-3250; phone (202) 720-8460 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
To access the Federal Register document, go to http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/14mar20010800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2003/03-23135.htm
on the World Wide Web.