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Iowa

USDA Rural Development State Director Bill Menner (third from right) participated in ribbon cutting and open house activities to celebrate the recently completed expansion of Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa. The project was financed through a $23 million loan from USDA Rural Development.

Success Stories

(02/04/2014) New Akron Care Center facility tremendous asset to northwest Iowa

(01/21/2014) New medical clinic in Woodbine helps improve healthcare options in southwest Iowa

(01/10/2014) Fiber-to-the-home broadband project helps producer use smart-farm technology to improve operation’s safety and efficiency

In the News...More News Releases
(June 25, 2014) Scranton Manufacturing Company Celebrates Groundbreaking for Large Facility Expansion
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(June 23, 2014) USDA Rural Development Facilitating Rural-Issues Roundtable Discussion in Keokuk on Wednesday, June 25th
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(June 12, 2014) USDA Rural Development Awards $607,476 to Create Jobs and Economic Opportunities in Rural Iowa Communities
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(June 12, 2014) USDA Rural Development Awards $6.3 Million in Economic Development Loans and Grants in Rural Iowa
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(June 11, 2014) USDA Rural Development Facilitating Rural-Issues Roundtable Discussion in Grinnell on Thursday, June 19th
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RD Housing Eligibility UpdateThe Agricultural Act of 2014 makes areas with population up to 35,000 and rural in character eligible for USDA Rural Housing Programs with certain provisions. Changes to the eligible areas map based on the Farm Bill will be released on 5/6/2014.
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IA-RuralHealthSptlight-2013-11National Rural Health Day November 21
USDA Helps Celebrate National Rural Health Day November 21
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IA-WallacesFarmer2013-07Small Town Has Big Dreams
Community leaders in Belmond are not afraid to roll up their sleeves and follow their dreams
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IA-WallacesFarmer2013-04Veterans Offered Ag Career Help
USDA programs can assist veterans interested in starting a farming career
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IA-WallacesFarmer2013-02Local Foods Create Great Opportunities
USDA can help grow local food systems in Iowa
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