"The purpose of the Business & Industry Guaranteed Loan Program (B&I) is to improve, develop, or finance business, industry, and employment and improve the economic and environmental climate in rural communities.
"The Advanced Biofuel Payment Program provides payments to producers to support and expand production of advanced biofuels refined from sources other than corn kernel starch. The Program supports and helps to ensure the expanding production of advanced biofuels by providing payments to eligible advanced biofuel producers."
This package includes our 8-page Guide to Starting Kids on the Land and six separate how-to manuals for conducting a Kids on the Land programs. These six manuals are designed by grade-level. The first begins with Kindergarten and they progress sequentially to Grade 5.
We engage, educate and inspire students in grades K-6 to learn different aspects of life on the land and how that land in turn sustains life. These place-based field-days take place on collaborating farms and ranches to support the agricultural education of youth in rural communities.
The project will expand the nation's first agricultural Individual Development Account (IDA) pilot programs to 8 states in order to assist beginning farmers in building an asset base for land purchases and capital expenditures.
"SBA Direct is a dynamic Web tool that allows users to personalize their experience on SBA.gov. Just by answering a few simple questions about your (planned) business, SBA Direct brings the targeted resources you need to start, operate and grow your small business – directly to your desktop."