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Grant Programs

Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program (also known as the 2501 Program)

The Fiscal Year 2018 application period is now closed.


    Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Program Policy Research Center

    USDA's Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Policy Research Center (The Center) located on the campus of Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi, specializes in policy research impacting socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. Land loss, land retention, and access to local, state, and federal programs will be major areas of research and policy development. For additional information on The Center, please see the links below:

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