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Revamping Rural Energy Use
Thu Aug 15, 2013 02:29 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- What does a cattle company in Los Lunas, N.M., have in common with a Chinese veterinary herbal company in Reddick, Fla.?

Both are planning to install a solar panel system with loans made available by the Rural Energy for America program (REAP).

In a press conference Thursday morning, Undersecretary for Rural Development Doug O'Brien announced that through REAP, USDA has rewarded nearly $22 million in grants and loans this year to 631 farmers and small rural businesses in 42 states, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Seventy-two ...

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