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Beginning Farmer Business Planning, Marketing, and Sheep, Goat & Poultry Resources
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture has announced awards made to support the next generation of farmers and ranchers through the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP). BFRDP supports projects that deliver education, mentoring, and technical assistance programs to help beginning farmers and ranchers in the U.S. and its territories with entering, establishing, building, and managing successful farm and ranch enterprises. There are 36 grants totaling $17.7 million funded through fiscal year 2017's BFRDP. A list of recipients is available online.