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Wisconsin

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To increase economic opportunity and improve the quality of life for all rural Americans.

Welcome to USDA Rural Development Wisconsin. We are committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural Wisconsin. Through our programs, we touch rural America in many ways.

Our financial programs support such essential public facilities and services as water and sewer systems, housing, health clinics, emergency service facilities and electric and telephone service. We promote economic development by supporting loans to businesses through banks, credit unions and community-managed lending pools. We offer technical assistance and information to help agricultural producers and cooperatives get started and improve the effectiveness of their operations. We provide technical assistance to help communities undertake community empowerment programs.

USDA Rural Development Wisconsin brought more than $838 million back into the state in 2013 – funding that assisted rural communities and individuals in a variety of ways to finance and foster growth in homeownership, business development, and critical community and technological infrastructures.

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USDA Provides Grant Funds to Niagara for Police Squad Car and Components
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USDA Announces Loans to Support Rural Small Businesses
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USDA Announces $1.69 Million for Wisconsin Agricultural Entrepreneurs to Turn Commodities Into Value-Added Products
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USDA Awards Grants to Eight Rural Wisconsin Projects to Strengthen Small Businesses and Create Jobs
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Richland Center Breaks Ground on New Replacement Water Treatment Plant
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RD Housing Eligibility Update BRecent Congressional action has delayed changes to Single Family Housing eligibility rules.
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WI_Federal_Resources_GuideFederal Resources for Sustainable Rural Communities Guide
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