After Applying for a REAP Grant, How do I Know Where I Stand?

After the applications have reached the USDA, our applicants tend to ask several questions about the status. The truth of the matter is that once the applications have reached the USDA, we can’t know the status until the winning applicants have been awarded. What do we do in the mean time? There are a few … Continue reading After Applying for a REAP Grant, How do I Know Where I Stand?

Things You Should Know When Applying for a REAP Grant

 Applying for a REAP grant can seem overwhelming sometimes, but it doesn’t have to be. Energy Improvement Matters (EIM) lends a helping hand to make the process run smoothly and stress free. For us to accomplish this, there are a few things that we will need from you. Following is needed: Dealer’s name and contact … Continue reading Things You Should Know When Applying for a REAP Grant

World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines on Antibiotics

According to a USDA press release from Washington on November 7, 2017, “WHO guidelines are not in alignment with U.S. policy and are not supported by sound science. The recommendations erroneously conflate disease prevention with growth promotion in animals." This statement was made by Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, USDA Acting Chief Scientist, who went on to … Continue reading World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines on Antibiotics

USDA Assists Draught-stricken Producers in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota

The USDA recently announced several plans to assist drought-stricken producers in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. First, they authorized emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands in these 3 states. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said, “Due to reduced availability of forage, ranchers in the hardest hit locations have already been culling their … Continue reading USDA Assists Draught-stricken Producers in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota

Disaster Assistance Available in MN, NE, ND, SD, and WY

  Please contact state or local offices of the USDA if you were impacted by recent storms in Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. Pass this information to people that may be unaware of the USDA’s assistance programs for past and future storms and disasters. In the designated “impact zones,” assistance is offered … Continue reading Disaster Assistance Available in MN, NE, ND, SD, and WY