USDA discrimination deadline set for Hispanic and women farmers

October 25, 2012 in News, Statewide News

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on September 24, 2012 that Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who allege discrimination by the USDA in past decades can file claims between September 24, 2012 and March 25, 2013.

Rural economic development gets funding for peanut factory

August 29, 2012 in Business, News, Statewide News

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the selection of recipients for grants and loans to help spur economic development and create or save jobs in six states.

Coast Electric Power Association gets funding

August 16, 2012 in Business, News, Statewide News

From The Mississippi Link Newswire Almost $29 million in Smart Grid Projects Included WASHINGTON – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Mississippi is one of 18 states to receive to loan […]