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Articles by Sarah Gonzalez

Beginning farmers and ranchers receive 2011 grants

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30- Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced 36 beginning farmer and rancher grants at a total of $18 million today. Grant proposals are being accepted within the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Pro
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Unemployment remains steady in rural America

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28- Employment rates in rural areas are not significantly improving, according to USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) report, “Rural American at a Glance: 2011 Edition.” However, ERS reports that three in five counties did have some job growth between 2010 and 2011
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