The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced the availability of $23 million in grants to support the development, coordination and expansion of local and regional food markets, enterprises and producer-to-consumer marketing.
This webinar is to help farmers, producer’s groups and other potential applicants to understand the program requirements.
The presentation provides an overview of the program objectives, eligibility, and basic information about the application process.
Speaker: Dewell D. Paez-Delgado
Mr. Paez- Delgado is a Lead Grants Management Specialist at the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)/ Transportation and Marketing Program. Mr. Paez-Delgado has over ten years of experience providing programmatic leadership and oversight to competitive and non-competitive environmental science programs. In this role, he provided guidance and assistance in the coordination of program objectives, policies, development of program solicitations and monitoring of grantee performance.