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DOING BUSINESS WITH DATCP AND USDA FARM SERVICE AGENCY AVAILABLE FINANCING AND PROGRAMS TO HELP YOUR FARM OR FOOD BUSINESS

March 11, 2015  Viroqua, WI
Start Date 03/11/2015
End Date 03/11/2015
Time 6:00-8:00pm
Facility Vernon Economic Development Association at the Food Enterprise Center
Address

1201 North Main Street Viroqua, WI 54665

Contact Info Kim Garber
kimg@wispro.org
414-270-3600
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AGENDA

Meeting scheduled from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

6:00 pm       Welcome and introductions by Host, WPI and attendees

6:15 pm         Program to include:

  • DATCP – Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant program and the Local Food Business Seminar series and the Farm to School program.
  • Patrick M. Dardis, USDA FSA, Deputy Director is the Head of Contracting Activity Designee in the Kansas City Commodity Office. Patrick will discuss procurement opportunities discussion and method.
  • Ginger Jacobs, Vernon & Monroe County & Kathy Lewison, Vernon County, FSA Office – Microloans and Farm Loan programs and loss coverage program (Non-Insurable Disaster Assistance Program or NAP) for uninsurable fruit and vegetable crops, maple sap, honey, aquaculture, etc.
  • Mary Trimmier, Small Business Administration Representative – will discuss small business programs, and SBA loan programs.
  • Wrap up and Networking, WPI

Mary Trimmier from the Small Business Administration will in attendance, so if you have questions on small business loans or certifications come prepared.

Closing discussions in planning topics of future meetings – We welcome your input!

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