Franken announces USDA rural grantsNovember 4, 2009 - 7:41ambusiness/announcements
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken announced that the United States Department of Agriculture has awarded 59 Minnesota farmers and small businesses grants totaling $2,868,225.
The Rural Development funds will be used to assist rural small businesses in developing renewable energy systems.
"Minnesota's rural economy must be protected," Franken said. "We're facing challenging times right now, and these grants will go a long way towards making...