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ME Bucksport Penobscot River

USDA Rural Development and Congressman Michael Michaud announce $10.5 million in essential upgrades to the Town of Bucksport- one of the largest investments by USDA Rural Development in a Maine community. L to R: Penobscot River Restoration Trust Executive Director Laura Rose Day; Bucksport Town Manager Michael Brennan; Congressman Michael H. Michaud; and USDA Rural Development State Director Virginia Manuel

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(July 21, 2014) USDA Awards Grants to Native American Communities to Strengthen Small Businesses and Create Jobs
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(April 3, 2014) USDA Rural Development Invests $350,000 in Bruns Bros, Supporting a Maine-based Installation and Fabrication Business
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(March 6, 2014) Maine Biofuel Companies Receive USDA Rural Development Payments to Support Production of Advanced Biofuel
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(February 4, 2014) USDA Rural Development Announces $1,093,138 for Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants, Placing in the Top 3 States in the Nation for Dollars Awarded
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(November 8, 2013) Freedom Falls Selected to Receive Rural Energy for America Program Grant of $49,500 for Hydropower Renewable Energy System
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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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ME Blog April 10 Northern Girl VeggiesVegetable Processing Facility “Northern Girl” Gears up for Fresh Veggies
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ME Annual Report FY 2012Maine's Annual Progress Report FY 2012
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ME Know Your FarmerKnow Your Farmer, Know Your Food
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