Several Rural Cooperatives amongst Recipients of $1.2 Billion USDA Grant

Several rural electric cooperatives will be amongst the recipients of a $1.2 billion grant from USDA, focusing on spurring economic development and advancing equity throughout 36 states and Puerto Rico. Wayne-White Counties Electric Coop Inc. is one such coop that will use its $93,600 Rural Economic Development Loan to replace an inefficient drainage water pump and diesel motor to protect over 9,000 acres of farmland from floodwaters, increasing agriculture resiliency.

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