Webinar: Applying to the Value Added Producer Grant Program in Oregon

3pm – 4pm PDT on Thursday, March 31, 2022

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development invites you to participate in a free webinar on the application process for the Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG) Program.

Rural Development is currently accepting applications for this program, which provides grants to develop new products from raw agricultural products or to expand marketing opportunities for value-added products.

Farmers, ranchers, and owners of producer-based rural small businesses in Oregon that plan to apply for the VAPG Program this year are encouraged to attend the webinar to learn more about the application process.

          What:   Webinar: Applying to the Value Added Producer Grant
          When:  Thursday, March 31, 2022
                       3:00 pm – 4:00 pm PDT
          Where: Online
          How:    Register today

The webinar will provide additional information about the program and the FY 2022 application process for potential applicants. Topics covered during the webinar will include:

  • An overview of the program
  • Application deadlines
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Definition of value-added products
  • Eligible uses of grant funds
  • Details on how to apply

For questions, contact Erika Moellmer, Value Added Producer Grant Coordinator, (503) 414-3333.