New MDA Grant Program To Help First-Time Farm Buyers

Published On: November 14th, 20220.3 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

(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.

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