July 28, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced today two new programs to assist the sheep industry with the production and marketing of their products in the United States.
Through the new Sheep Production and Marketing Grant Program, approximately $1.5 million in grant funds are now available to assist the sheep industry. Additionally, AMS’ existing verification program for small-scale livestock producers will now include opportunities for the grass-fed sheep industry. The Prairie Star (7/28/14)