||USDA looks to boost agriculture economy
WASHINGTON (WTVA) — A USDA grant program to help create jobs in rural areas is providing funds to one Mississippi group.
The Mississippi Association of Cooperatives will receive $71,988 from the USDA's Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program.
The funds will allow MAC to Provide technical assistance to six cooperatives in the state.
It will also help improve the staff's capabilities to provide assistance to local farms and businesses.