New MDA Grant Program To Help First-Time Farm Buyers
(St. Paul, MN) — A new Minnesota Department of Agriculture grant program is designed to help first-time farm buyers. Governor Tim Walz announced the new funding option yesterday. The program will offer qualified farmers up to 15-thousand dollars in matching funding to purchase farmland. Applications to MDA’s Rural Finance Authority will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis beginning January 4th.